—Some years back a major earthquake hit Mexico City. Amazingly, many newborns at a central hospital that collapsed survived for days beneath mountains of rubble before rescuers finally reached them (see The New York Times, Oct. 16, 1985). Without diminishing the heroic efforts of first responders, perhaps the survival of those infants hints at the strength of innocence, the power of purity.
—I left the Christian Science practitioner’s office with this statement ringing in my ears: “Christian Science is simple. ” I knew that she meant that Christian Science is straightforward to understand and to practice.
—We always want to take the high road. But let’s face it—sometimes the actions of another person or group seem to affect us adversely.
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Today's Daily Lift
—The new birth is not the work of a moment. It begins with moments, and goes on with years; moments of surrender to God, of childlike trust and joyful adoption of good; moments of self-abnegation, self-consecration, heaven-born hope, and spiritual love.
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—(replay from December 6, 2012) What does Jesus have to do with everyday life? On this Time4Thinkers Live Chat, hosts Amy Richmond and Norm Bleichman play Radical Acts/the Game with friends and audience members.
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