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Healing perspectives from The Christian Science Monitor

Watch for new links weekly for a spiritual approach to meeting life's challenges.

 

The Christian Science Monitor includes a "Christian Science Perspective" article, and we select one of the articles to feature on our website each week.

Click on the links below to view some recent healing perspectives. 
 

Can we feel safe when we worship?

In the wake of a shooting at a synagogue not far from her home, today’s contributor reflects on how understanding the nature and power of God as Love can bring peace and calm as we attend our places of worship.

A humble and earnest response to the demand for church

Despite a decline in church-going in many countries, people yearn for fresh ways in which to express and share their spirituality.

Hope and healing for the environment

A spiritual perspective can nurture hope and healing in our communities and environment.

Finding balance: Look at the big picture

Overwhelmed and exhausted by personal and professional responsibilities, this mother yearned for a solution – and found that keeping one’s thought grounded in God helps maintain and restore order and balance.

Working through "the problem of evil"

Today’s article explores the idea that preventing violent attacks starts with redefining evil as a distortion of reality, and recognizing that everyone has God-derived rights of self-government, reason, and conscience.

The benefits of honesty

When today’s contributor was tempted to fudge some numbers on a financial document, a last-minute decision to do the right thing led to unexpected benefits and a lesson in the spiritual power of honesty.

Overcoming our intolerance of the intolerant

Today’s contributor explores the idea of disarming the temptation to respond in kind to those who hate us by coming to value the nature of all as God’s creation, through new views of God’s goodness and love.

 

About the Healing Perspectives

Each weekday, the Monitor includes one clearly labeled religious article offering spiritual insight on contemporary issues, including the news. The publication – in its various forms – is produced for anyone who cares about the progress of the human endeavor around the world and seeks news reported with compassion, intelligence, and an essentially constructive lens. For many, that caring has religious roots. For many, it does not. The Monitor has always embraced both audiences. The Monitor is owned by a church – The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston – whose founder was concerned with both the state of the world and the quality of available news.

 

More about The Christian Science Monitor


The Christian Science Monitor is an award-winning international news organization that delivers thoughtful, global coverage. 

 

The Monitor's aim is to inspire people to think about what they've read long after they've left the page. To share what they've learned with others. And to do something that makes a difference.  

 

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