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When her family’s cat went missing, a woman’s prayers were empowered by the idea that the true essence, or substance, of God’s creatures can never be lost. The outcome? Tangible evidence of the truth of that idea.
How can we challenge the tendency to follow or believe something unthinkingly? By turning directly to God, the divine Mind that invigorates thought with fresh inspiration, wisdom, and even healing.
When people have different beliefs or opinions, is conflict inevitable? At an interfaith gathering, a man experienced how a humble willingness to consider what God is doing and seeing at this moment lets in God’s unifying, healing light.
There are many influences out there, digital and otherwise, some beneficial and others corrosive. But each of us can contribute to a happier, healthier, and more just world by welcoming the all-embracing influence of God, good.
Experience often argues that manhood and womanhood are in conflict. But there’s a spiritual basis for understanding the unity of manhood and womanhood that shines through the Bible, and it can be demonstrated today.
If we’re feeling lost, whether physically or mentally, stillness and receptivity to God’s inspiration can be a powerful antidote, as one man experienced firsthand on more than one occasion.
It often seems that worldwide governmental problems are the norm. Is there an answer that promises peace and harmony? One woman found that a spiritual view that considers the inclusive and harmonious nature of God’s government offers a helpful starting point.
Over the past year, protests throughout the world have shed light on a desire to stand for what’s fair and right. Here’s an article exploring the power of another kind of protest: Prayer affirming everyone’s nature as fellow children of God – sisters and brothers.
Sometimes it can feel as if we’re surrounded by an insurmountable problem. But looking at things through a spiritual lens, rather than being consumed by the problem, empowers us to witness the presence and care of God always surrounding us.
The spiritual ideas that God constantly sends us enrich our lives tangibly and in just the right ways. For a woman who was panicked by how few resources she had, this realization proved life-changing.
Even when we don’t see eye to eye, there’s a divine basis for feeling and expressing “a softened look, a kinder thought” toward one another, as this poem highlights.
Seeing the cynicism about the pursuit of truth that the US Senate impeachment trial has prompted on both sides, one woman reflects on a lesson she has learned in her own life: A willingness to let go of personal agendas and instead seek God’s truth opens the door to what needs to be understood.
Sometimes it may seem we don’t have the capability or energy to do what needs to get done. But God has given all of us the strength, ability, and joy to accomplish good things each and every day.
Amid reports of contagion, it can seem inevitable for a percentage of us to be vulnerable and in danger. But prayer that encompasses everyone and acknowledges God as the inexhaustible source of health can lift us out of the swirl of fear and be a calming, healing influence.
Whether we face bullying in our own lives or observe it happening to others, the response that heals will always be the one that flows from God, divine Love.
According to the United Nations refugee agency, the number of forcibly displaced people around the world is over 70 million. It can seem like an insurmountable problem. But the idea that no one can be dispossessed of God’s love and care opens the door to inspired solutions and interactions that benefit all involved.
In seemingly intractable conflicts, whether large or small, relying on the divine Mind for guidance opens the way for a just, merciful, and harmonious outcome.
Thoughtful consideration is a good thing. But when we’re stuck in a cycle of rumination that hampers progress, where can we find peace and answers? We can listen for divine guidance, letting the all-knowing God bring the calm and inspiration we need.
A presidential impeachment trial in the United States. A major government shake-up in Russia. Persistent anti-government protests around the world. It can seem as if the only certainty in government is uncertainty and strife. Here are some thoughts to inspire prayers to recognize a deeper, divine justice, which provides a basis for hope and harmony.
No matter what we look like or where in the world we come from, as the children of God, we are all “vital, momentous, unique,” as this poem conveys.
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