Author Archives: Linda Ross, CS

A gift that actually fits

To me, though, prayer is not an absence of treatment, but a different way of actively challenging ill health. Physical transformation by focusing on, and living, the word of God was first written about several thousand years ago. For instance the book of Proverbs tells us, “My son, attend to my words; …keep them in the center of your heart. For they are life to those who find them, healing and health to all their flesh.” Continue reading

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Is gratitude a natural impulse?

Gratitude is a powerful antidote! A pioneer in the science of Christianity, Mary Baker Eddy commented, “Under affliction in the very depths, stop and contemplate what you have to be grateful for.” Jesus illustrated this when he gave thanks to God before what we would think of as impossible challenges. And then he went forward… Continue reading

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Learning from Malala

Have you ever struggled to “turn the other cheek”, as Jesus put it? Here’s a good example of how it is done: “I was never angry, not for a moment. Not even an atom, or neutron, or electron amount of … Continue reading

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Almost an Ashley Madison encounter

As I read, I had a warm tangible sense of being blanketed with an unconditional love – a love that didn’t require someone’s presence to prompt it. Continue reading

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