Praying for our world and ourselves

Praying for our world can seem like more than we can take on when we're facing challenges in our own lives. But as we open our hearts to our neighbors’ needs, we in turn feel the infinite love of God that lifts us all.

Here you can access inspirational content that supports your prayers for yourself and for the world around you. New items are added regularly, so please come back often.

Can we pray about the weather?

Can we pray about the weather?

Is it possible or even worth it to pray about external things like weather? Yes — when the “big picture” troubles us, we can turn to God and find evidence of His grace in action.

The Respect Project

In a time of historic partisanship and broad disinformation, respecting others can feel challenging. This project from Christian Science Monitor examines how respect is operating in politics, in race, in gender, in religion, and in education.

How you can help end the pandemic

How you can help end the pandemic

Christian Science can contribute uniquely to the efforts around the world to end the pandemic and heal COVID-19. It makes God’s laws of health and harmony understandable so that anyone and everyone can apply them.

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Original innocence and genuine forgiveness

Original innocence and genuine forgiveness

The weight and history of longstanding divisions can make forgiveness seem impossible. But there is something each of us can do at an individual level to see others as God sees them and find healing. 

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Confronting racism with God’s thoughts

Confronting racism with God’s thoughts

It is possible to confront racism and injustice by gaining a sense of God's love for everyone. This kind of prayer helped this author dissolve hate and anger.

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Discovering eternal life—here and now

Discovering eternal life—here and now

As many around the world grieve for loved ones lost during the pandemic, many more yearn to comfort their neighbors and find a way to ease the pain. Learning about what life really is can help.

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And Jesus went forth, and saw a great multitude, and was moved with compassion toward them, and he healed their sick.

Now, as then, these mighty works are not supernatural, but supremely natural.

Readings from testimony meetings

Listen to The Mother Church’s Wednesday testimony meeting readings from the Bible and Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy.

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July 21, 2021

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Christian Science Sentinel

Looking for more resources to support your prayers for yourself and your community? The Sentinel publishes uplifting content every week that addresses current issues and trends of thought.

Heavenly Hymns

Heavenly Hymns

Hymns have a unique ability to bring healing and comfort in times of difficulty. These selections emphasize the unbroken connection between each one of us and a God that is constantly providing for our health and safety. Click on “learn more” below to view hymn selections and information.

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