Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Climb Heavenward – An Allegory by Mary Baker Eddy

The following allegorical story is found on page 323 of  Miscelleaneous Writings, by Mary Baker Eddy, the discoverer and founder of Christian Science.  It is from the chapter entitled “The Fruit of Spirit”.  As we read we should ask ourselves, … Continue reading

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West Plains Christian Science Group Meets This Sunday

It’s happening: West Plains will hold its first meeting of a Christian Science based Bible Study Group in many decades at 2 PM on Sunday July 1, 2012 at Ozark Medical Center Foundation 401 S. Washington West Plains, MO 65775 … Continue reading

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Our Spiritual Identity

Though embellished with some new age style terminology and descriptions of consciousness that sound different from my style of metaphysical language, the article linked at the bottom of this page is right on.  Presented here is some parallel commentary from … Continue reading

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The Spiritual Meaning of Objects and Objectification

What is the spiritual nature of an object?  We tend to associate a spiritual and eternal nature with things which are not materially tangible.  It is clear that their only substance can only  be in their idea.  We cannot hold … Continue reading

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Why do we treat error as an entity, even when eliminating it?

The age-old question I have been asking myself as a Christian Scientist, and which many newcomers to the subject may also be asking themselves is this:  If error is what its name says it is, namely error, then why do … Continue reading

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Why do we sleep through church but stay awake for a 3 hour movie?

A good friend of mine posted this portion of an anonymous saying on Facebook: “Why do we sleep through church, but stay awake for a 3 hour movie?  Why is it hard to pray, but easy to cuss?  Why is … Continue reading

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Healing Human Conflict in Politics

On page 293 of the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, Mary Baker Eddy writes “There is no vapid fury of mortal mind – expressed in earthquake, wind, wave, lightning, fire, bestial ferocity – and … Continue reading

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West Plains Public Lecture Gives Birth to New Christian Science Group

Old volumes of the Christian Science Journal indicate that West Plains, MO was home to a Christian Science Society, a smaller version of a branch church, in the 1950s.  Sunday June 17, 2012  was the date of the first lecture given … Continue reading

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The Breath of the Almighty Hath Given Me Life

Live God, breathe God, BE God’s representative. Practice proves that it works: Contemplate nothing more than you contemplate God and His presence in your life. You are SO connected with God that your very breath spiritually reflects His divine breath. Let … Continue reading

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Stilling the Storms of Error

  Christ Jesus’ affirmation that all consciousness is truly subjective was the key to his ability to heal every discordant human situation.  His rebuke of the storm in Luke Ch. 4 clearly illustrates the pure subjectivity of his consciousness.  Christ … Continue reading

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