Tag Archives: Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life

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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The snake, the bird and the stick

       Recently, I remembered a story I read years ago.  A man was out on a walk and noticed a bird standing still, transfixed.  He was staring at a snake that was coming closer and getting ready to strike.  … Continue reading

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Faith, Health and Protection

       Faith means many things to many people.   Most people have faith in something, whether it be a “higher power”, someone else, or even themselves. This blog addresses faith as an important part of one’s spirituality, and the connection between … Continue reading

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Statistics

       Some very interesting statistics came across my desk the other day.  I found a study from the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life.  Can you guess what percentage of Americans pray each day?  It stated that 58% … Continue reading

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Is Christian Science “out there”?

      I recently had a conversation with someone about alternative health care methods. He mentioned that he felt Christian Science was “out there”. He was kind and respectful, but behind his comment was the impression that Christian Science was … Continue reading

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