Praying in response to natural disasters

A collection of articles, comments, and discussions offering prayer and support to those affected by natural disasters around the world.

God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. (Psalm 46)

From The Christian Science Monitor

What lessons from Hurricane Sandy?

The best response to natural events like a hurricane lies in a community preparing its political, civic, and even cultural attitudes. Each disaster teaches new lessons. What can America's mid-Atlantic region learn from Sandy? go

If a hurricane threatens

We can let go of worry and fear, and maintain our sense of peace right in the eye of the storm, having faith in God’s omnipotent law of harmony as more than enough to help us. go

Praying in response to environmental catastrophes

Please go to the Featured Topics for "Praying about the environment." go

From the Christian Science Sentinel

Roar without me

We can spiritually respond to reports of tempestuous weather by quelling any sense of fear. It’s important to remember that each one of us reflects wisdom as an expression of God, divine Mind—but we needn’t be caught up in fearful reports we may hear or read about. go

Eye on the World: Eye on the environment

Whether we’re eyeing a natural disaster, or thinking about energy and the environment, is there anything spiritual thinkers can do to have a positive impact? There certainly is! Prayer to comprehend the environment as spiritual, under the control of a loving God, does a lot to calm fear, promote responsible stewardship, and maintain safety when it comes to our natural surroundings. go

Prayer in an earthquake

During an earthquake and facing its aftermath, the author witnessed the actuality of God’s ever-presence and care for all His creation. go

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Crazy weather

It’s good to be prepared. It’s not helpful to be afraid. So here’s a solution. go

Spiritual calm in a crisis

Millions are actively praying as Hurricane Sandy begins to make landfall on the east coast of the US. In support of these prayers, we wanted to share a Christian Science lecture given in the Philippines after a super typhoon struck the country several years ago. go

Words from Mary Baker Eddy

The evidence of the physical senses often reverses the real Science of being, and so creates a reign of discord, — assigning seeming power to sin, sickness, and death; but the great facts of Life, rightly understood, defeat this triad of errors, contradict their false witnesses, and reveal the kingdom of heaven, — the actual reign of harmony on earth. (Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p. 122)