All Christian Science Perspective

  • Thinking differently about Brexit

    As turmoil seems to characterize the United Kingdom’s impending exit from the European Union, today’s contributor has been encouraged by the idea that God is an unending source of wisdom and inspiration.

  • Reaching

    At a time when questions of identity are front and center, today’s column is a poem that offers a deeper, spiritual sense of what we all are as God’s eternally loved children.

  • The living Word of the Bible

    In light of International Day of the Bible this Sunday, today’s contributor shares how understanding the inspired Word of the Bible has been an invaluable guide and source of strength throughout her life.

  • Beyond political division

    Here’s a podcast conversation between the editor of the Monitor and a Christian Science practitioner and teacher. They share spiritual insights on a subject that’s front and center these days: How can we get beyond the political division that’s so prevalent?

  • After the fires, a ‘still small voice’

    Today’s contributor explores the power of God’s limitless love to support, sustain, and empower individuals and communities, even in the face of overwhelming and tragic situations. When we heard about the fires being battled now in California, we immediately thought of this piece, which originally ran during the fires there last fall. Its message is as timely and powerful now as it was then.

  • What makes a veteran?

    Today’s contributor considers the spiritual power of qualities such as strength, honor, integrity, and brotherly love expressed by veterans from all walks of life.

  • 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.

  • Feeling the love that melts away fear

    “I had felt how God’s love isn’t just theoretical; it is tangibly real,” recalls today’s contributor, who found that opening up to God’s love gave him the presence of mind to extricate himself from a frightening and dangerous situation.

  • The power of Christ is with us today

    Today’s contributor explores an account in the Bible where Jesus calmed a stormy sea – and the contemporary lessons it offers of peace for our own lives and communities, even in the midst of the storms of politics.

  • My pastor saved me from suicide

    Today’s contributor shares how the spiritual, healing ideas in the Bible and the Christian Science textbook freed her from despair and the temptation to commit suicide.

  • Safety and stability in a storm

    When the weather suddenly changed for the worse during a road trip, today’s contributor prayed to understand that God’s protecting love and care were right at hand.

  • The pressure we want

    Today’s contributor writes about a different kind of pressure, stemming from the desire to share God’s love, which gives rest to our souls, confidence for our tasks, and joy to face each day.

  • Quelling anger, finding common ground

    At a time when “common ground” and “politics” too often seem mutually exclusive, there are sparks of hope (see today’s Monitor Daily article on this topic). Today’s column explores a spiritual basis for unity, civility, and progress in the political arena.

  • Go beyond party lines – be a healer!

    Even the smallest conversation among people with differing political viewpoints can provide an opportunity for God’s love for all of us to shine through.

  • A prayer for Pittsburgh

    “Let all that now divides us remove and pass away,” urges the hymn in today’s column, which points to peace and unity, not division and hate, as normal and natural.

  • Deep sanity

    Today’s column explores how to find spiritual poise, calm, and clarity in the midst of life’s storms.

  • Rise above political polarization

    This contributor found that an understanding of God’s boundless love helps us more clearly hear what others are saying and opens the door to unity and progress.

  • Getting to know our spirituality

    At a time when spiritual and moral conversation has declined in the United States (see today’s Monitor Daily article on this topic) and other parts of the world, today’s column explores what it means to be spiritual and the healing effect this can have in our lives.

  • A Soul-filled life

    Today’s contributor, a lifelong Aretha Franklin fan, shares how a deeper look at what it means to express Soul freed her from recurring bouts of stage fright. 

  • A superpower we all truly have

    Today’s article explores the idea of God as the infinite Mind that sends us inspiration and ideas even when we’re feeling stuck.