Love – healing path for the world   Leave a comment

shutterstock_161830937A Christian Science Perspective:  Prayers for Brussels and Lahore, Pakistan – an article from the Christian Science Monitor by Rosalie E. Dunbar.

Like many others, I have been praying about the recent attacks in Brussels and Lahore, Pakistan. This statement from Christ Jesus has helped me cut through the fear that would paralyze us or keep us from moving forward. It is a command that he asked his disciples to follow unconditionally: “This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you” (John 15: 12).

Jesus wasn’t talking about naive love that ignores dangerous situations. He was well aware of his enemies’ desire to kill him. He also knew that love – a quality of divine Love, God – and not hatred was the true healing power, and he was willing to trust his life to it.

He understood that only God’s love could eliminate the fear and ignorance that lead to hatred. Read More

In this article Rosalie describes how she found a sense of compassion and peace through her prayers.

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