Does Religion Have an Image Problem?

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Russ Gerber works in media relations. He spent many years in news programming, most notably with The Christian Science Monitor. He is passionate about the subject of health care and I want to share with my Southern California readers his recent Psychology Today article.Continue Reading

A Mind Already Full

A Mind Already Full

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A guest post written by Evelyn Brookins from Laguna Niguel, California

I recently saw a video blog about how psychiatrists have concluded that the fear of disease is itself a disease. What I found thought provoking was the source of our fear of disease, which led me to recall being carefully taught in school about germs and infections.Continue Reading

Explore the Healing Power of Forgiveness

Exploring the Healing Power of Forgiveness

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Bob Clark is the media spokesperson and legislative advocate for Christian Science in Florida, as well as an health columnist. His recent article that originally appeared in The Tampa Bay Times touched on the topic of forgiveness that should be a part of everyone’s daily life.Continue Reading

Relevant Healing Truths From Job

Relevant Healing Truths From Job

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A guest post written by Bill Downs from Los Angeles, California

The book of Job is a drama that highlights the age-old idea that God may be the cause of suffering as punishment for sin. Job has had many horrible things happen to him from a health perspective as well as from a financial perspective. Although Job insists he has not sinned, his friends just know that he has because of the awful things that have happened to him – and they feel this is an example of God’s wrath.Continue Reading

Doctor Finds Spirituality Leads to Health

Doctor Finds Spirituality Leads to Health

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By Don Ingwerson

Here’s another interesting article, from a medical doctor, that is showing how spirituality and mind can influence health. Mary Baker Eddy, on the other hand, starts from the basis of God in relation to health and harmony, and I think this quote from Science and Health is an even more profound and healing view of the relationship between man and God: “Spiritual perception brings out the possibilities of being, destroys reliance on aught but God, and so makes man the image of his Maker in deed and in truth.”Continue Reading

Is it Important to Go to Church?

Is it Important to Go to Church?

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by Don Ingwerson

A young boy, observing his grandfather reading the Bible everyday, thought he should do the same. However, he grew tired of reading the Bible daily, as he never remembered anything he read. He told his grandfather that he could see no reason to keep reading the Bible every day – he didn’t remember anything from it!Continue Reading