Tag Archives: Jesus

Loving Jesus

I love Jesus.  When I think of the blessings that have been brought into my life as a result of his teachings and experience, I am filled with awe.  Jesus is a voice for the ages, no matter who we are.  The Christ, … Continue reading

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Prayer as healthcare?

I recently had a conversation with someone about health care.  When I told him that I was a Christian Scientist and depended upon prayer for the cure of illness, he mentioned that he felt Christian Science was “out there.”  He … Continue reading

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Deck the halls with love and forgiveness

I love Christmas.  Like so many other people, I enjoy immensely the illuminated decorations, the beautiful Christmas carols, and sending cards to friends and relatives. And although many of us are preparing for days of family-gathering and gift-giving, let’s not … Continue reading

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How would you define God?

Last year The Huffington Post asked its readers to define God in one word.  Their top ten responses were: 10) Omnipotent; 9) Fiction; 8) Nonexistent; 7) Almighty; 6) Imaginary; 5) Amazing; 4) Creator; 3) Awesome; 2) Everything and 1) Love. … Continue reading

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After the election

The election is over.  Some are happy, some are not. It would seem as if closing the political divisiveness in this nation would be like moving mountains. Election night, I couldn’t help but think of these words from President Abraham … Continue reading

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The snake, the bird and the stick

Years ago I read a story about a man who was out on a walk and noticed a bird standing still, transfixed.  The bird was staring at a snake that was coming closer and getting ready to strike.  Just then, … Continue reading

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The wind beneath your wings

Feeling lonely can be a challenge to almost everyone at some time or another.  But there is a spiritual answer, beginning with a spiritual point of view, that can help us feel cherished and needed even when alone. While loneliness … Continue reading

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Easter – it’s more than bunnies and baskets

                                                                    Picture ©Glowimages “Here comes Peter Cottontail, … Continue reading

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Silent night, but not lonely night

This first appeared in the Chicago Tribune, community section.  Here is the link:  http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/community/chi-ugc-article-silent-night-but-not-lonely-night-2015-12-18-story.html      Christmas can be such a joyous time of year – full of school programs, carol sings, and family events.  Homes are beautifully decorated with Christmas trees … Continue reading

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Give of yourself this Christmas

 I am so grateful to share this post which was published in the Community section of The Chicago Tribune: Here is the link:  http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/community/chi-ugc-article-give-of-yourself-this-christmas-2015-12-04-story.html One of my favorite Christmas stories is that of an African boy who gave his missionary-teacher … Continue reading

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