Tag Archives: Mary Baker Eddy

True Brotherhood

  True Brotherhood Debra Chew “United we stand, divided we fall” (Aesop) is a familiar adage. That sentiment seems particularly applicable to current world events.  Whether the topic is politics, terrorism, race equality, or refuge for displaced peoples, the real … Continue reading

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Christ Can’t Be Taken Out Of Christmas

Christmas Love That Has No Boundaries Debra Chew Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkuh, Feliz Navidad, and Happy Holidays are all appropriate greetings heard this time of year. From November 1 through January 15 there are approximately 29 holidays observed here by … Continue reading

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Joy: The Antidote For Holiday Stress

Joy – The Antidote for Holiday Stress Debra Chew Some recent “self-care” discussions about the holidays suggest that, for many, stress overshadows the joys associated with this time of year. But you don’t have to go along with the crowd. … Continue reading

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What Do You Believe About Age?

What Do You Believe About Age? Debra Chew We’ve all said “I’ll believe it when I see it.” But, do we as easily consider the reverse of that statement – that we see and experience what we believe including what we … Continue reading

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Lifted Out of the Quicksand of Fear

Lifted Out of the Quicksand of Fear Debra Chew I sat paralyzed in my car at the bottom of a steep driveway – on Signal Mountain.  I had an important lunch meeting there because I was about to be introduced … Continue reading

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The Goliath of Cyberbullying

The Goliath of Cyberbullying Debra Chew When I was in school, seeing my name written on the bathroom wall along with a mean or untrue comment would have been a “fate worse than death” to me!  Back then, we called … Continue reading

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Can’t We Expect to be Healthy at Any Age?

Can’t We Expect to be Healthy at Any Age? Debra Chew “I just hope I am healthy enough to enjoy my retirement years,” a friend commented. Interestingly, this friend is 10 years from making the decision to retire, yet seems … Continue reading

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Are Spirituality and Prayer Key to Mental Health?

Are Spirituality and Prayer Key to Mental Health? Debra Chew  “Spirituality should be considered one of the vital signs in the care and treatment of patients,” said Christina M. Puchalski, MD, FACP, Founder and Director of the George Washington Institute … Continue reading

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Is The Power of Suggestion Making You Sick?

Is the Power of Suggestion Making You Sick? Debra Chew  Living in any one of the three largest cities in Tennessee could make you sick.  Well…so says the recently released Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America Asthma Capitals 2015 report. … Continue reading

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#SpiritualMillennials

#SpiritualMillennials Debra Chew That group we call the “millennials” – the first generation to have had internet during their formative years – is reportedly the most studied generation ever.  Those researchers who refer to them as the most diverse aggregation … Continue reading

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The “M” Word

The “M” Word Debra Chew  There I was, a guest at a local meet-up group, expecting to hear a speaker share ideas about how they approach health, healing and spirituality.  Instead, the topic that evening was the “M” word – … Continue reading

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WOMEN AND BALANCING THE “CHANGE OF LIFE”

Women and Balancing the “Change of Life”      My favorite act at the circus is the balancing act.  You know, the guy walking the tightrope,balancing each step he takes so that he doesn’t lose his equilibrium and come crashing … Continue reading

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Freed From the Chains of Addiction

FREED FROM THE CHAINS OF ADDICTION Debra Chew How many times have you heard “I’m addicted to chocolate” or “I’m addicted to my morning coffee?”  These statements sound familiar and generally innocuous.  Someone is simply sharing that they like something … Continue reading

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BEATING HOLIDAY DEPRESSION – “mind, heart, body and spirit”

BEATING HOLIDAY DEPRESSION – “mind, heart, body and spirit” Debra Chew I absolutely love the holidays!  I cherish visiting with family and friends, the lights, the food, the music, and sharing gifts of all kinds.  But for an estimated the350 … Continue reading

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FORGIVENESS … A Healthy Happy Choice

FORGIVENESS….A Healthy Happy Choice by Debra Chew I used to wonder how someone could forgive another who had caused them great harm.  Then, I had an experience that helped me see the path to forgiveness and understand how important it … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: Claim God’s Day

CLAIM GOD’S DAY By:  Mark M. Lawson             Sometimes daily challenges leave me mentally, emotionally, and physically drained. When I try to be “all things to all people” (especially myself), I am sometimes disappointed. I may think that I “failed” to … Continue reading

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Want to be Younger? Change Your Views of Aging!

  “Anti-Aging Cosmetics that take Years off of Your Face Instantly.”  Really? Curious, I read on to find that they were advertising for the “world’s greatest wrinkle cream,” guaranteed to have an age defying formula.  I sat there, thinking and … Continue reading

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Let God Into Your Universe – Guest Post by Mark Lawson

  LET GOD INTO YOUR UNIVERSE By:  Mark M. Lawson             I sometimes remove God from my universe. Of course, I can’t really do that, but if in my heart I don’t assert God’s presence and influence in every aspect … Continue reading

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Prayer Opens Eyes to Good

  GUEST POST BY MARK LAWSON      In prayer, we follow the Master’s instruction (Matt. 6:33) to “seek ye first the kingdom of God and his righteousness,” because “these things” (health, harmony, supply, peace, joy) then will be “added” to … Continue reading

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Christian Science with Lauren and Denise (guest video)

  Lauren and Denise talk about how they use Christian Science in their lives.

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No Need to Fear Contagion!

  Tomorrow, a new movie hits the screen.  I have seen previews for this movie and I was shocked at the subject matter.  The movie is Contagion and I have to say I cannot understand why anyone would want to … Continue reading

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The Great Attainment by John London

John London: The Great Attainment  I thought I would share John London’s newest song this evening.  I hope it speaks to your thought, like it did to mine.   He says:  “Here’s another “Song of Remembrance”—a song intended to help us … Continue reading

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Health Care, Not Scare – Guest Post by Russ Gerber

  So much of what we hear and read today seems to make us  fearful.  For example, sometimes a simple tv commercial can make people believe they have a serious disease just because they have been having the symptoms being described … Continue reading

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Christ Demands a Change of Thought

  Christ Demands a Change of Thought Guest Post by:  Mark M. Lawson               “He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her,” said Christ Jesus to the accusers of the woman “taken … Continue reading

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The Power of Faith on Health

  Last Wednesday, I was doing errands and was so surprised to see a banner-type sign in front of our local Catholic church that read:  Healing Service Tonight.  I thought about that sign all day.  I realized that while I … Continue reading

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Is Christian Science the Same as Scientology?

  Today, I read an online article in the Washington Post entitled:  Is Scientology a religion? by Janet Reitman.   http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/guest-voices/post/is-scientology-a-religion/2011/07/17/gIQATEnSKI_blog.html.  As the Christian Science Committee on Publication for Tennessee, I am constantly confronted with questions like, “is Christian Science the … Continue reading

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About Our Father’s Business

  Guest Post by Mark Lawson About Our Father’s Business             Luke (2:41-52) contains the story of the twelve-year-old Jesus becoming “lost” to his parents after leaving Jerusalem and the feast of the Passover. Mary and Joseph return to Jerusalem, … Continue reading

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Religious Freedom

Even religious freedom has limits This is an opinion piece by Tom Krattenmaker published in USA Today on March 28, 2011. Does the religious freedom of a small, separatist faith-healing church trump the rights of its members’ children to live … Continue reading

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A Grateful Heart

  Guest Post by Mark Lawson A Grateful Heart Gratitude is more than the expression of thanks. True gratitude is an acknowledgement of the good in our lives. More than this, however, it is acceptance of that good.  When a … Continue reading

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World Peace

  There is hardly a more precious, sacred event in Christian history than the virgin birth of Christ Jesus.  Isaiah foretold the coming of the Prince of Peace, Christ Jesus.  And, it is this peace of the Christ that is … Continue reading

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