Monthly Archives: February 2011

Ashtray Analogy

I’ve never been a smoker. So, whenever I ate out (when they used to allow smoking in restaurants), there would be an unused ashtray on the table. And when the conversation turned toward God, which it invariably would, it was … Continue reading

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Positive Reset

You know the way some people are naturally positive and happy – the way some people bounce back easily from disappointments or challenges? Their reset is positive. Without prompting, they’re just happy about life, about themselves – they feel good. … Continue reading

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No Dark Photon

When you turn on a light in a dark room, you won’t see a powerful chunk of blackness fighting off the light in the middle of the room – the darkness can’t decide it’s going to stay there. Why? Because … Continue reading

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Toothbrush

Though I’d always done it the same way, it was only a few years ago that I finally noticed how hard I pushed the toothbrush against my teeth when I brushed – I guess it was a habit – I’d … Continue reading

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Live with it?

If you’ve got a problem, and you try to live with it – that’s what you’ll end up doing – living with it! Why put up with living with a problem? When we mentally refuse to identify ourselves with the … Continue reading

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I Am

I am God knowing me not a human, being me with thoughts and feelings struggling to believe in something better. I am God knowing me not a human being, me an ego with self-image and fears, climbing the tree of … Continue reading

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The angel said, “Go to Cox Cottage.”

It was 2AM and I was tired. I’d finally finished studying, and just wanted to go to bed. But, as I left the School of Government building and headed for the dorm, I heard a calm, clear voice say, “Go … Continue reading

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In a Hole

When our friend is in a hole and we see them down there and want to help them – perhaps tell them how to get out, or throw a rope down, or tell them we’ll go get a ladder, or … Continue reading

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Heater Dust

You know when you turn your heater on for the first time each winter? When it smells? When all the dust from the previous months has to burn off before the smell goes away? It’s kind of like what happens … Continue reading

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Day by Day

“Day by day the manna fell.” There’s a reason for that, people! You wouldn’t want all the manna you’d need for the next 40 years of wandering in the wilderness to fall all at once. It would weigh a ton. … Continue reading

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Dwell in Understanding

If the good that heals and comforts and reforms is in Science – in the understanding that God’s Law reigns supreme – then the more we dwell in that understanding, the more we’ll see healing and comfort and reform.

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At the Center

The closer we get to our center (The Kingdom of Heaven is within you) – the place where we’re most in line with who God sees us to be – most in line with our perfect self (God made man … Continue reading

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Choose Again

When we “turn the other cheek,” we’re not turning back to get hit again, we’re turning back to give ourselves another opportunity to see – really see – who’s before us. Do we see an aggressor? Then we’re seeing ourselves … Continue reading

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