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In addition to the articles I've had published in the Christian Science periodicals, I've also written for a number of online outlets, including KevinMD, Communities Digital News, and American Public Media's 'On Being' blog. Here's just a selection...

All it took for Roger to decide not to kill someone was to be reminded he was a child of God.

Roger (not his real name) was an inmate in a Pennsylvania jail when my friend Dave met him. Dave, a Christian Science practitioner and teacher from Californi...

There are plenty of things we should be teaching our kids in order to ensure their happiness, health and success, but by far the most important is how to love. It’s unlikely, however, that you’ll find any mention of this in most school’s core curricu...

PETALUMA, CA, Aug. 28, 2017 – “I’ve heard some people that I know and like saying quite offensive things,” said Carol Lindsay, a white, 80-year-old Londoner speaking with NPR about the uptick in racially motivated hostility she witnessed followi...

As trailblazing as it may seem, the field of mind-body medicine appears to be stuck in the mud, still trying to extract itself from the not-as-widely-accepted-as-it-used-to-be notion that matter is the be-all and end-all of existence.

Even as we see a...

Dear Isabella,

What a joy it was to watch you taking part in your first Holy Communion. Everything about the event – the music, the prayers, the cheerful priest, you in your pretty white dress – all of it made for a truly memorable day.

I remember seei...

The first thing I remember as I regained consciousness, lying in a hospital emergency room, was hearing a nurse ask my mom if I was allergic to any foods. With my eyes still closed, I thought to say, “Asparagus,” thinking this might reduce the chance...

“It’s interesting to be in San Francisco, to be near Silicon Valley, [where] we get so titillated by the idea of our machines becoming intelligent,” said Krista Tippett during a recent interview with Alan Jones, Dean Emeritus of San Francisco’s Grace...

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