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Healing grief

Healing grief
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Christian Science Sentinel

A piano lesson in the key of Life

I learned to play the piano on my mother’s Steinway in the living room. It was a big, beautiful piano with a grand and resonant sound, and she cherished it. Because we both deeply loved music,...

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Christian Science Sentinel

‘In awe of God’s care’

“Thy Maker is thine husband” (Isaiah 54:5)—what in the world does that mean? My beloved husband of almost thirty years had just passed on, and somehow that Bible verse was supposed to be a comforti...

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Christian Science Sentinel

Changing the climate of death

Flags seem to fly at half staff more often than ever in my city, marking the passing of revered persons. They remind me that every day multimillions are mourning the loss of someone. Death is a con...

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The Christian Science Journal

What cannot be lost

The title of a critically praised movie from a couple of years ago, All Is Lost, might seem a fitting summary of human experience at times. What a reliable theme loss is—for screenwriters and poets...

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Christian Science Sentinel

Christ my refuge

O'er waiting harpstrings of the mind      There sweeps a strain, Low, sad, and sweet, whose measures bind     The power of pain, And wake a white-winged angel throng...

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Christian Science Sentinel

A MOTHER'S PRAYER

Days before my children and young grandchildren were to move to the United States, I began to feel enormous anxiety. I remember meeting a friend on the street, who told me how her two children were...

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Christian Science Sentinel

Transcending grief: the healing of loss - Program 445

Are you grieving over a loss—of a loved one, a job, something that’s brought you happiness? Hear from people who faced loss, yet found good opportunities and experiences opening up for them through...

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Christian Science Sentinel

Seeing the city of God—right here

News stories from around the world warn of unemployment, suffering economies, and financial fears among all sectors of the work force. People on limited incomes, or those facing loss of income, fee...