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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."

I’ve been watching a documentary, “In the Footstep of St. Paul” with David Suchet. I learned that most of Paul’s letters were phonetic, written to be read out loud. Paul’s letters were to grow the church, and to be copied […]

From the upcoming 6th edition of 21st Century Science and Health: Question. What is the scientific statement of being? Answer. There is no life, truth, intelligence, nor substance in matter. All is infinite Mind and its infinite manifestation, for God […]

It is really very simple to keep life from getting boring. We have the capacity to think new thoughts. God is the source of ongoing and infinite thought. For the last seven years or so, I’ve been eating a salad […]

Two young mothers, from two different churches, came together to co-organize a Refugee Relief event. They aligned themselves with already established organizations, the Mennonite Central Committee, which sends relief kits around the world to help displaced people, and the American […]

Because I live in northeastern United States, I’m now surrounded by snow. Last week, in one day, three feet of snow fell. I still go on my daily walks and come across creeks where water is running. It moves quick […]

Subject: Joy The wonder of a flower blooming through snow. The gladness of forgiveness. The pleasure of trust. The happiness of progress, all belong to the joy given to us by God. On the website Beliefnet.com, we can read “8 […]

Plans get upset. Families are upset. Businesses and politics get upset, however, we have a spiritual order and government to go to. “And now, isn’t it wonderful all the ways in which this distress has goaded you closer to God? […]

Inalienable rights are different from rights that come by human approval. They are from the divine. The inalienable right to liberty isn’t given to us by laws of the land. Liberty is ours. And, we can make laws that express […]

Some people are power hungry. They will even use religion to assert their power over others. For example, the Bible has been abused to assert power over women. History shows that power hungry people do not give up their power. […]

Valentine’s Day is the second busiest holiday for restaurants, after Mother’s Day. The optimist in me sees happy couples lingering in the candlelight of love. The realist in me sees people eating. Love may make life worthwhile, but we eat […]