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.

Enough for all

Enough for all

Current news reports tell of a competitive job market and a shortage of workers, unavailable or unaffordable housing, supply chain issues, and inflation. But when we turn to the law of God, we can prove that all things are supplied right where and when we need them.  

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Loving the earth

Loving the earth

There's something you can do to help the planet, and it may or may not involve taking individual climate action. But it will mean taking action!

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“The earth is the Lord’s”

“The earth is the Lord’s”

One thing that often comes out of global conflict is the world uniting in prayer. While no two prayers are alike, the motive is the same—turning to a higher power for guidance and help.

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Prayer’s immediate impact

Prayer’s immediate impact

An author who has served in the military shares “how we can pray effectively when we’re right in the middle of a human conflict.”

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“All tears will be wiped away”

A tragic side effect of the recent mass shootings is mass grief—the many broken hearts of those directly connected to the shooter’s victims and grieving hearts around the world reeling at the news. The author of this article throws a light on how we can deal with grief, by sharing her experience after her father died. 

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Never displaced from good

All over the world refugees, asylum seekers, and displaced persons need support. Often that comes in very practical forms. But we can also pray that people feel embraced in the protection and care of God.. 

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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.

August 17, 2022

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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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