—I started knitting as a way to do something relaxing. But in those early days it was far from a peaceful hobby. I worried about dropping stitches and getting the yarn in knots. My stitches were tight, leaving barely enough room for the other needle to enter the loops. Total focus was required.
—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.
—Health care, one of the most discussed topics around the globe today, is often at the forefront of thought—whether regarding some new health challenge that individuals may face, or in trying to figure out how ever mounting health-care costs will be covered. In the United States, where the Affordable Care Act is set to take effect in 2014, health care is of immediate concern to many.
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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.
—Chat replay from May 21, 2013.
—(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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