Ensuring Health

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A guest post written by Ginny Nilsen When I recently saw a San Gabriel Valley Tribune article about insurance, it reminded me of when I told my parents that I was discontinuing my health insurance. I felt that my study of Christian Science was giving me an understanding of God that was meeting all my human needs – including my health care. But when my parents heard of my decision, they were very worried because I had experienced many health Continue Reading

Need an Emancipation Proclamation for your Health?

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A guest post by Bob Cummings, media and legislative spokesperson for Christian Science in Michigan Do you sometimes feel like a slave to disease? Or to its treatment? Or know someone who does? How do chapped lips, Abraham Lincoln’s visit to Kalamazoo, Michigan, and a case of poison ivy shed light on needed emancipation? Abraham Lincoln made only one visit to Michigan – to Kalamazoo in 1856. Why did he make that visit? To address slavery, of Continue Reading

God Made Man Free

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A guest post written by Patti Mehring At times it seems like there is nothing stronger than the grip of fear. Its hold on thought can feel like heavy chains bound to a hopeless end, but I have found that raising children brings many opportunities to master the sense of fear and claim the right to health, happiness, and freedom for each of us. With the aid of Christian Science, I have overcome many parenting challenges simply by Continue Reading

Independence Day and Summer Camp

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A guest post by Ingrid Peschke, legislative liaison for Christian Science and spirituality in Massachusetts I just found out that New England was the birthplace of the summer camp during the late 19th century. Aside from face painting, barbecues, and flag cakes, what does summer camp have to do with July 4th? It has me thinking about the value of giving young people independence and time away from home. Especially since I’ve just come up Continue Reading

A Nation’s Heritage: Liberty and Justice For All

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A guest post written by Anne Stearns Condon Scheduled to be published in The Ventura County Star Liberty, freedom, independence. People all over the world are continuing to fight for these principles. Americans are blessed. We fought for these privileges over two hundred years ago, when our forefathers came to these shores seeking freedom to worship God in their own way. Our very heritage is freedom, and it has produced the greatest Continue Reading

Thought Controlled Robotic Arm

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A guest post written by Bob Cummings, media and legislative spokesperson for Christian Science in Michigan. “They’ve found that it is possible for a person to mentally control a robotic limb in three-dimensional space.” This profound news comes from Roderic Pettigrew, M.D., Ph.D., director of the National Institute of Health’s National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, in a press release today (5-16-2012). Back in 1982 Continue Reading

Remove God? Impossible!

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A guest post written by Fran Esser Very often in the news we hear or read about one or more people wanting to remove God or any reference to God from the Pledge of Allegiance, from schools, government facilities, courtrooms, etc., claiming separation of church and state. How can God be removed from anything since God fills all space? We are fully covered and protected by His law of love and this law does not need amending. It’s free, a gift Continue Reading