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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. 

Underlying conditions’ that heal

It can sometimes seem that our health is at the mercy of forces beyond our control. But the idea that we are God’s pure and whole spiritual offspring can bring renewed health and harmony into our lives.

A more healing response to news alerts

More often than not the news of today gives rise to fear, division, and anger. But we can challenge this pull and instead remain calm, clear, and focused on what God is knowing – which enables us to be a part of the solution, instead of the problem.

Finding a joy that can’t be masked

In a world where face coverings have become ubiquitous, it can sometimes feel as if we’re losing part of our identity. But no mask can keep us from expressing our God-given joy and individuality. 

Finding promise for the future

This column explores how the idea that God is supreme – now and always – helps calm fears about the future.

Taking the path away from suicide

When today’s contributor was on the verge of committing suicide, the idea that we are all designed to express God’s joyful, vibrant nature proved lifesaving.

Praying for the world brings healing of flu symptoms

If we’re feeling ill, it can often seem hard to think of anything but our own problem. But as a woman found out when faced with worsening flu symptoms, letting God’s limitless love fill our thoughts with a deeper love for humanity uplifts our viewpoint in powerful ways that also bring healing.

Powerful protest

Today’s contributor considers how a spiritual approach to “protest” isn’t a secondary option but one that actively supports and even impels positive change.


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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