Listening for angels - A Christian Science perspective from The Christian Science Monitor


We can hear God when we quiet materialism.

As children on Christmas Eve, my brother and I lay in our bunk beds so incredibly quiet, straining our ears to hear what we hoped would be the faint, far-off sound of sleigh bells approaching. We would also listen for the sound of reindeer’s hoofs when they touched down on the snow. Although we eventually discovered that listening for Santa to arrive in his sleigh was a fantasy, we realized that something good comes out of moments of quiet reflection each day. Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, has this to say in her book “Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures”: “Spirit, God is heard when the senses are silent” (p. 89). Read more.

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