News and Inspiration
Mary Baker Eddy became a visionary leader by taking Jesus at his word — especially his promise that his followers would accomplish “greater works than these.”1 We might say the same of the man whose birthday we celebrate today: Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Happy 2023 everyone! This calendar is here to bless you – and our world – this new year! This is because it nudges us to think and love more deeply.
When things feel like they’re spinning out of control here — it happens — we reach for the first two chapters of Matthew. Jesus is born, the Magi bear gifts, Herod spills innocent blood, and the holy family flees.
Ah, the holiday season is upon us! Hallelujah! The month starts with a Bible Lesson encouraging us to praise the Lord. We must affirm this grateful joy for all humanity.
Recently, I called a friend to offer some comfort. In one month, she lost her primary job, a cherished romance, and the place where she was living — with plenty of betrayal and unfairness all around.
Last month started and ended with activities inspired by God’s powerful hand which, no doubt, provided us courage to face that ‘naked’ question yesterday!
Watching autumn leaves turn color, then twirl down from the trees, we’re thinking about letting go. Letting go of someone who’s passed on, or a friendship that no longer works, or a job or home or community that’s now behind us.
Friends, I’d like to share a demonstration I experienced regarding this month’s Spiritual Activities Calendar. Due to multiple reasons, I was not able to work on it until much later than usual.
Here’s a quick reminder to join us this Saturday for our Annual Meeting, in person at The Willows or online. We have a rich program with a keynote talk titled “Five Smooth Stones” by Christie Hanzlik, CS.
Greetings! We have the pleasure of beginning this month with a favorite hymn, #51. It declares that we are God’s “noblest work.”