A collection of articles, comments, and discussions offering prayer and support to those affected by the tragic shooting at Newtown, Connecticut.
“The thought of Thee is mightier far / Than sin and pain and sorrow are.” (Samuel Longfellow, The Christian Science Hymnal (No. 134).
From The Christian Science Monitor
Members of the Newtown United Methodist Church have turned to faith—and each other—to surmount a mass shooting. go
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From the Christian Science Sentinel
Item of Interest: In a recent New York Times story, seven Newtown police officers give a firsthand account of the carnage they found inside Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14. go
Christian Science practitioner and teacher Nathan Talbot shares words of comfort and healing in light of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings. This is audio. go
With news of this senseless tragedy, millions did as the Psalmist said, “In my distress I cried unto the Lord” ( Psalms 120:1). go
We’ve all felt the shock that comes from an abrupt ending. Here are some idea on responding prayerfully to “sudden endings” of any kind. go
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From the Board of Lectureship
Many response with ideas and heart-felt thoughts. go
Christianscience.com discussion forum
Several members of the christianscience.com discussion community share thoughts about how to pray about the shooting tragedy in Connecticut. go
Words from Mary Baker Eddy
"May the great Shepherd that 'tempers the wind to the shorn lamb,' and binds up the wounds of bleeding hearts, just comfort, encourage, and bless all who mourn" (Miscellaneous Writings 1883-1896, page 275).