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Cheryl Petersen engages and advances divine Science, interpreting harmony to the universe. Cheryl's book is, "21st Century Science and Health."

Read “Giving Voice to Quiet,” from The Daily Star newspaper, Oneonta, NY Store-bought frozen chicken-nuggets and tater-tots. That was our Thanksgiving dinner, year 2000. Carrying the bagged meal, my husband, our two daughters, and I mucked our way through deep […]

The internet shows that nothing can be hidden. It means that the people who hurt others can’t hide and will be called to justice; it means that the people who quietly help others, will be rewarded. Before the internet, it […]

The electricity went out for a couple of hours this early morning. Prayer in candle light, became the thing to do. My prayers expressed gratitude, affirmations of good, and the determination to acknowledge that God’s promises are fulfilled. “Bless the […]

Building mutually useful relationships between religions and their societies, involves the best use of language and good public relations. PR may not yet be possible between hyper-antagonistic individuals and groups however good public relations is possible between people holding informal […]

I get a kick out of visiting Niagara Falls in New York and Ontario, Canada. The Falls represent indescribable power. The Falls is actually a set of three waterfalls along the Niagara River: the American Falls, the Bridal Veil Falls, […]

Since year 2000, the International Space Station has been orbiting Earth. Astronauts switch-out living there. The station is used as a science lab for many countries. Currently, there are six astronauts living in the station, studying and performing maintenance. October […]

I just finished a 4-mile walk outside. Colorful leaves fell from oak and maple trees. Clouds moved away and there was the sunshine. No matter how hard I tried, I could not stop the sunshine, I could not stop the […]

Shepherding Grandmothers My maternal grandma was ever in a polyester dress, beige semi-transparent nylon leggings, and sensible-heeled shoes. Grandma was intelligent, kind, patient, and worried. She wanted everyone to feel loved and be loved. When growing up, we only saw […]

Jesus was quoted as saying, “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.” (Matt. 5:8, ESV) Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary tells us that the word “heart” to Bible writers carried a much larger definition than it […]

The Bible, Quran, and other sacred texts are among the top most sold books in the world. Billions of copies are in existence, because for centuries, scripture has been and continues to be interpreted, revised, translated, and printed by many […]