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Christian Healing in the 21st Century

posted by Cheryl Petersen

Click here to preview, and purchase, a dialogue on spiritual healing. Excerpts from the dialogue: Whatever our profession or position in life, we can go to the sick and love much, but we must regard common sense and common humanity […]

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Divine Spirit and Energy Healing

posted by Cheryl Petersen

Click here to preview and purchase a dialogue on Mysticism and energy healing. Excerpts: The mind-blowing, super-fantastic physical world and human energy distracts us away from the simplicity of Spirit’s universe, yet Spirit blesses us though we “do not know […]

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Footsteps in Truth

posted by Cheryl Petersen

Click here to preview, and buy, a discussion on what steps to take next in life. Excerpts: Spiritual power is not used to control or ignore the fleshly sensations but to become aware of Spirit, of honesty, connectedness, humility, joy, […]

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Collapsing Time

posted by Cheryl Petersen

Timelines present a chronological sequence of related events along a drawn line. They aid readers to more quickly grasp information according to time. Timelines can also collapse time. Let me explain. The Bible spans millenniums. Taking the event of ascension, […]

Power of Propaganda

posted by Cheryl Petersen

The human psyche is indeed an enigma, an alien of sorts. Therefore, it is no wonder I feel a draw to study spirituality. Spiritual mindedness keeps the human mind realistic, in the world, but not of the world. Human minds […]

The Show Goes On

posted by Cheryl Petersen

Because Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music were two of my favorite movies, I took to reading the book: Home: A Memoir of My Early Years, by Julie Andrews. But, this is after years of preferring to know Mary […]

Healer Awareness

posted by Cheryl Petersen

An excerpt from the Abridged version of the chapter explaining healing. Click here for full text. Healers can relate to silence and divine anointing rather than to mind grabbing procedures or treatments. Divine Science inspires the perception of truth. As […]

Online Bible Class

posted by Cheryl Petersen

Boston College School of Theology and Ministry offers online classes and I decided to join in. The Gospel of Mark is the session I’m currently enrolled in and have to say, it is interesting and simple. I’ve never taken an […]

The Prodigal Son’s Older Brother

posted by Cheryl Petersen

The parable of the prodigal son, found in Luke 15, provides nutrient for those of us who feel lost in the world. The story is about a man who has 2 sons. The younger son, full of ambition and ardor, […]

Foresight and the Future

posted by Cheryl Petersen

“Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth.” The quote was attributed to Henry David Thoreau, who died 40 years before Orville and Wilbur Wright flew the sky. Was it a prayer? Was […]

The Bible and its many meanings

posted by Cheryl Petersen

I have a few issues with the Bible, however, it is apparent that the Bible has a surplus of meaning. Therefore, I can always find something to read and think about. For example, the other night, I came across this […]

Losing Friends

posted by Cheryl Petersen

Whether we move, or just grow apart, we sometimes lose friends. I often see tweeted on twitter: We don’t lose our friends, we just find who are friends really are. But that isn’t all that heartening. Why can’t we feel […]

Ginger Oatmeal Cookies

posted by Cheryl Petersen

Three thousand miles away, our daughters are walking around outside amongst flowers and blooming trees, while we are bundling up in Carhart® winter clothes before walking outside into the falling snow. My hope for springtime is not dashed though. I […]

Beliefs in Christian Science

posted by Cheryl Petersen

History of April Fool’s Day

posted by Cheryl Petersen

 

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Unfixed memory in the know
A friend brought to my attention the theory of a fixed memory. I hadn’t thought about it before, but I realized I sort of buy into this theory. A fixed memory requires unloading some information in order to add more memory. With so many ...

posted 8:09:41am Feb. 09, 2016 | read full post »

Four things NOT to do on Valentine’s Day
Don’t think you have to eat out at a fancy restaurant. The tradition of eating someplace extraordinary requires reservations and yes, waiting, because so many other people are doing the same thing on Valentine’s Day. You can instead eat ...

posted 8:03:34pm Feb. 02, 2016 | read full post »

Religion today, part VII
Now that the word Islam no longer terrifies me, I can stand up against Islamophobia with understanding. From, 21st Century Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, we read, "Christian Science requires us to improve our intentions. ...

posted 7:50:26am Jan. 25, 2016 | read full post »

Islamic image today, part VI
After getting know better my neighboring Muslims, my concept of Islam was detaching from the “unknown” or “scary” and attaching to peace and joy. Spirituality became the focus rather than religion. To stereotype a religion is to ...

posted 7:45:40am Jan. 20, 2016 | read full post »

The Islam image today, part V
At the Muslim Sufi Center, I was taken under the wings of two women, I’ll call them S and K. They explained what everyone was doing as the evening progressed. I was introduced to Shaykh Hoja then we all sat on the floor to listen to the ...

posted 7:39:08am Jan. 15, 2016 | read full post »

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