Russ Gerber, a previous manager for Committees on Publication and writer on health, healing, and spirituality, takes on the nocebo and placebo effect and how this effect shows how thought is integral to what is expressed in the body. From this understanding comes new ideas on how to promote and maintain health.Continue Reading
Want to break the chain of addiction? My colleague Keith Wommack of Texas describes one mans’s journey to spiritual freedom.
“I always had a cigarette in my mouth. The first thing I did in the morning was light up.”Continue Reading
A guest post written by Robert Moran from Goleta, California
We just had a huge Earth Day celebration down the street at the city park and I’m sure that it mirrored the enthusiastic celebrations around the world that have been designed to promote environmental awareness after the massive oil spill that took place in 1969 in Santa Barbara, California. Since I was thinking about doing my part for the earth, I looked up health researcher and theologian Mary Baker Eddy’s spiritual definition for Earth: “A sphere; a type of eternity and immortality, which are likewise without beginning or end. To material sense, earth is matter; to spiritual sense it is a compound idea.”Continue Reading
by Don Ingwerson
Meditation, with its benefits and its shortcomings, has really been in the news in recent years. I’ve even written a number of blog posts on meditation as it relates to prayer. But now there is a different focus on meditation: combining meditation with the marketplace.Continue Reading
by Don Ingwerson
Prayer continues to be a call to action as inaccurate mentions of Christian Science have recently been found in the media. Along with that prayer, love for our fellow man and for God’s unassailable one Mind is an important component to embrace.Continue Reading
Is there a connection between silence and health? The pursuit of health continues to be an important topic here in Southern California, and my colleague Wendy Margolese shares a spiritual perspective.
“Silence is golden” – a phrase coined in the 19th century – may have a deeper meaning today given that “noise pollution” – a more recently coined phrase – is now deemed detrimental to our health.Continue Reading
A guest post written by Nicki Garretson from Indian Wells, California
I’m a military brat. I have lived and breathed an air of politics essentially my whole life, especially while living in the Washington, DC area. I even majored in political science. Politics is quite heated in DC, and often what goes on behind the scenes and in the public is ugly.Continue Reading
by Don Ingwerson
As many of you know, Christian Scientists pray daily to see the world in a spiritual light, looking beyond what the physical senses may be saying to a higher sense. Mary Baker Eddy, the author of Science and Health, devotes a whole chapter on prayer as well as many quotes on prayer throughout her book. Here are just a few:Continue Reading
How can we improve our financial security? My colleague Wendy Margolese from Northern Ontario, Canada answers this question with a spiritual perspective.
The growing disparity of people’s incomes is a hot topic around the globe, highlighted recently by the disclosure of billions of dollars hidden in offshore, tax-free accounts by the very wealthy.Continue Reading