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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. 

Supporting good government

By truly letting God’s law of good govern us, we are contributing to the reign of peace in our world.

Countering hopelessness when violence looms

Today’s contributor explains how prayer brought hope rather than fear when she heard about a potentially violent confrontation.

Is life really ruled by chance?

For this contributor, who was anxious at the thought of being at the mercy of forces beyond her control, the idea that God’s plan for all is unequivocally good brought peace and lifted fear of an uncertain future.

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.

Remembrance without grief

When the younger sister of today’s contributor died unexpectedly, the idea of “praying without ceasing” brought a tangible sense of God’s love, instead of the darkness of grief.

The biggest gift

At Christmas and always, each of us is the recipient of a wonderful gift: the gift of healing, which, as Jesus taught, God freely gives to all.

Expanding our sense of giving

Getting to know God as a source of limitless good empowers us to give to others in meaningful ways. 


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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