Month: February 2008

Christian Science is easy to practice

February 23, 2008 | 1 comment

Have you ever heard someone say, “Christian Science is hard to practice?” I have, and I’ve been pondering an appropriate response. Recently, a friend commented, “It takes hard work to suffer!” What he meant was it takes a huge effort

Vigorous denial works

February 18, 2008 | 6 comments

It was the oddest experience I’ve had in a long time. Two nights ago, I looked at a part of my body and blinked twice, because conditions didn’t look normal. I thought, “No, this can’t be.” I blinked again, and

Shooting in Illinois

February 15, 2008 | 7 comments

Oh, dismay, dismay…another horrible mass shooting yesterday, this time at Northern Illinois University, leaving 6 dead, and many more wounded. When will the mindless killing stop? When conversing about the tragedy with my wife this morning, she observed, “What an

Christian Science more than a religion

February 15, 2008 | 20 comments

Last week, a young woman, who was raised in Christian Science, told me that she was leaving the faith because “the Christian Science religion was not right for her anymore.” Her words gave me pause and much to think about.

The secret to a happy marriage…

February 14, 2008 | 1 comment

Just for the chuckle… Forwarded by a reader… A man and woman had been married for more than 60 years. They had shared everything. They had talked about everything. They had kept no secrets from each other, except that the