Archive for October 2014

The Prayer That Heals   1 comment

 

The Prayer That Heals – Readings from the Bible and the textbook of Christian Science, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy.

$ dreamstime_7479511Every Wednesday at 6.00 pm a Testimony Meeting is held at the Christian Science Church in Canberra. Each meeting begins with readings selected from the two books designated as the Pastor of Christian Science: The Bible and Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy.  A new topic for the readings is selected each week.

At the conclusion of the short readings the congregation is invited to share thoughts on this topic and relate how they have used the principles of Christian Science to solve life’s problems and bring physical healing.

If you are in Canberra on any Wednesday please join us. Everyone is welcome.

This recording represents the readings on the topic: The Prayer that Heals.

Contagion   Leave a comment

Crowd of people In the second half of the 19th century Mary Baker Eddy, writer and religious leader,  was researching the connection between health and consciousness.  In 1883 she wrote an article entitled Contagion which still has profound implications for individual and community health today:

People believe in infectious and contagious diseases, and that any one is liable to have them under certain predisposing or exciting causes. This mental state prepares one to have any disease whenever there appear the circumstances which he believes produce it. If he believed as sincerely that health is catching when exposed to contact with healthy people, he would catch their state of feeling quite as surely and with better effect than he does the sick man’s. …

The full text of this article can currently be accessed on JHS-online by following this link.

The Scope and Depth of Thought   Leave a comment

beattie_hiRGBMary Beattie an international speaker and full-time Christian Science healer will be presenting a one-hour talk in Canberra on Sunday 26 October at 2.30 in the Legislative Assembly Building on London Circuit, Civic  (near the Canberra Theatre). 

In her talk Mary will investigate the power of spiritualised thought to bring harmony and healing into our lives.  She will give examples of how she has demonstrated this power in her own life.

If you are in Canberra on Sunday 26 October please join us.

Hear Mary give a brief introduction to her talk.

Free From Fear of Food   Leave a comment

$ dreamstime_4240831During my freshmen year in college, I began to adopt an extremely rigid lifestyle that included a strict diet and a daily, rigorous physical workout. Within a five-month period, my weight dropped to an alarming point for a 5 feet 8 inch nineteen-year-old. The abnormality of my weight was indicated by the loss of my menstrual cycle as well. Yet even though I wore a size four or six, when I looked in the mirror I would think, “I’m too fat.” …

… With the increased spiritual understanding I was gaining came freedom from the eating disorder. I was completely healed, and all the natural bodily functions returned to normal. …

Since this healing some twenty years ago, I have maintained a normal weight for an active, working mother of four children. …

The full-text of this article, Free From Fear of Food by Louise Snead, was originally published in the Christian Science Sentinel.  It is currently available at JHS-online.  Click here to read how this writer over came her eating disorder through spiritual growth and a clearer understanding or her true identity.

Is This Body Me?   Leave a comment

DSCN2268Is This Body Me? – Readings from the Bible and the textbook of Christian Science, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy.

Every Wednesday at 6.00 pm a Testimony Meeting is held at the Christian Science Church in Canberra. Each meeting begins with readings selected from the two books designated as the Pastor of Christian Science: The Bible and Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy.  A new topic for the readings is selected each week.

At the conclusion of the short readings the congregation is invited to share thoughts on this topic and relate how they have used the principles of Christian Science to solve life’s problems and bring physical healing.

If you are in Canberra on any Wednesday please join us. Everyone is welcome.

This recording represents the readings on the topic: Is This Body Me?

 

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