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Author: Nancy Boyer-Rechlin

 If you missed this wonderful talk by Christian Science speaker Nate Frederick (given in Staunton, VA,  March 31st, 2019), here's a brief summary.  See the close of this post for study resources mentioned in his talk.   Faith, understanding and love heal! This inspirational program was a talk augmented with slides, titled   "Learn to Pray and Heal (a spiritual adventure)." The presentation explored...

Even if we have grown up learning about God and praying to God, there are times we may wonder, is God real?  Sharing with one another our honest questions and those moments we have felt God to be real we can help each other discover something that feels real to us. We've all had moments when happiness linked to gratitude...

Welcome! Every post on this page shares some inspiration, and directs you to resources for exploring the nature of effective prayer.  We encourage you to discover the connection between the thoughts we hold about God and life -- and our health and happiness. Shakespeare writes, "Nothing is good or bad, but thinking makes it so." Jesus states, "If ye continue in my word,...

"Healing Hate with Divine Love."

Christian Science Lecturer Maryl Walters shared insights on bringing love to a climate of hate and fear in a December 2 program held in Charlottesville, VA. If you missed it, here's a summary. Whether or not your community and family have been directly touched by racism and violence, your prayers and love are needed....

Protecting Children The world needs to do a better job of protecting children and the spiritual innocence in each of us.  Our prayer makes a difference for children.  If you yearn to better protect your own or the world's children, you can find guidance, encouragement and fresh insights on christianscience.com.  Use this link to connect to articles about efforts being made...

In recent years, with several tragic, mass shootings, the debate over gun safety has intensified.  Many gun owners cherish the right to carry guns -- openly or concealed -- for self defense in any public space, while others believe a growing number of armed citizens is dangerous and frightening.  Regardless where we stand on gun control, a core question remains: how...

Troubled by the squeeze of time? Missed this  lecture, presented live in Waynesboro last April? Here's a report on the event AND info (below) how to watch a videotaped talk on the speaker's website. Christian Science speaker David Hohle of Chicago invites his listeners to think outside the box  in his fascinating, inspirational talk, "Time is not a factor in your life."...

Children naturally trust a loving parent and a loving God, and they love to pray.  They love bedtime prayers that affirm God's care and love for them. You'll find  illustrated books and booklets, and audio materials, for children in our on-site, Christian Science Reading Room.  In a Christian Science Sunday School, children of all ages learn they are created pure and perfect as...

The 2016 U.S. presidential election stirred -- and continues to stir --  harsh rhetoric, political polarization and -- for some --  even fear at home and abroad. this and every nation needs the influence of calm, thoughtful voices. Like young Solomon in the Bible, we all need to pray daily for "a wise and an understanding heart." This is practical...