Does Spirituality Produce More Meaningful Meditation?

Does Spirituality Produce More Meaningful Meditation?

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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

Health-Giving Effect of Sharing “Crumbs of Comfort”

Health-Giving Effect of Sharing “Crumbs of Comfort”

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A guest post written by Robert Nafie from Arcadia, California

Have you ever casually listened to conversations around you, but that don’t include you? Most often we’re engaged in our own activities and our own thoughts, so it isn’t something that happens intentionally. Well, it happened to me recently while sitting at the airport waiting for a flight.Continue Reading

The Gospel of Mary Presents an Enlightened View of Reality

The Gospel of Mary Presents an Enlightened View of Reality

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A guest post written by Mary Lou MacKenzie, from Lancaster, California.

Someone recently suggested that I would find The Gospel of Mary to be an interesting read. They were so right – partly because of the fact that a woman wrote it, but mostly because it really shows a more enlightened view of reality, matter, and sin.Continue Reading

Mary Baker Eddy: What Christmas Means to Me

Mary Baker Eddy: What Christmas Means to Me

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by Don Ingwerson

 Heartfelt wishes of health and happiness go out to all this Christmas! I thought it would be appropriate to share with you an article titled, “What Christmas Means to Me,” which is 19th-century health researcher Mary Baker Eddy’s inspired thoughts on the holiday, originally published in Ladies Home Journal in 1907. Enjoy – and Merry Christmas!Continue Reading

What if We Celebrate the True Meaning of Christmas?

What if We Celebrate the True Meaning of Christmas?

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A guest post written by Donna Clifton from Whittier, California.

“Christmas is all about getting exactly what you want!”

Believe it or not, those were the actual words in a radio advertisement I heard, and they dismayed me. Although the normal mantra is that Christmas is about giving, not getting, this sentiment is belied by the questions we often hear right after Christmas: “What did you get?” “Was Santa good to you this year?”Continue Reading

Health During Flu Season or Anytime

Health During Flu Season or Anytime

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A guest post written by Curtis Wahlberg from Lake Forest, California

I was so grateful when my kids quickly recovered from flu-like symptoms. Then, I started feeling ill, unable to keep food down. As I wrestled with my own symptoms, I tried to pray. I felt strongly that by becoming more conscious of the good available from God and shutting out thoughts of vulnerability or sickness, I would find health expressed.Continue Reading