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THIS WEEK'S ISSUE | OCTOBER 25, 2021
What really defines us
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What really defines us
Thomas Mitchinson
We do not need to accept that any disease or problem defines us. But this is more than just disassociating a material problem from a material view of ourselves. Instead, it’s letting our thought be consistently oriented to fully accepting that we are so much more than what a physical body presents.
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Healing and spiritual transformation
Bob Cochran
As we begin to think of healing as spiritual transformation rather than merely the solving of difficulties, transformation will become the purpose of our prayers.
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Loving the “unlovable”
Phillip Hewitt
I knew it was right to see my family member as a brother in Christ, as someone who is inseparable from his Maker, divine Love. But it was difficult to see beyond the human sense of right and wrong, of victims and villains. 
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Forever enveloped in Love
Joan Greig
We can prove for ourselves that we are untouchable by anything that isn’t good because we are forever spiritual.
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Who I really am
Dana Dorman
It was senior year, and everything was going so well . . . until this author began picking herself apart and feeling like she could never measure up. What turned it around? Digging deeper into what her identity really is, with the help of Science and Health.
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POEM
Who are you walking with?
Lona Ingwerson
Enjoy this week’s poetic offering.
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TEENCONNECT: TRENDING
Freed from anxiety and suicidal depression
Barbara Foster
Low self esteem, anxiety, and depression seemed like the norm for this writer, and she struggled to understand who she was or why she even existed. When a text message from her brother sent her to Science and Health for answers, her rage unexpectedly turned to relief and awe.
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Praying about wildfires
By Elizabeth Beall
A large and growing fire forced evacuations of thousands and threatened hundreds of homes in our guest's city. Elizabeth shares how she prayed and tells of the dramatic and unexpected reversal to safety in the situation, despite dire predictions.
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POEM
Yes, you, My child!
Heather Zurlo
Heather Zurlo considers which creation story in Genesis is true.
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I found much more than a job
“Paco” F. Garcia Garrido
Prayer and trust in God’s goodness leads this man to a purposeful job position that not only helps him, but blesses his community. 
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TESTIMONY OF HEALING
Divine Love heals COVID symptoms
Linda Copeland Daniels
While talk about the pandemic continued to swirl around us in many forms, I was no longer disturbed by these conversations, knowing that in reality God is caring perfectly for me, my husband, and all of creation. 
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TESTIMONY OF HEALING
Back problem quickly healed
Karen Neff
I took a firm stand for my God-given right to be free and to walk painlessly. As I did, a great sense of dominion and joy rose up in me. With each step, the conviction of God’s loving presence and care grew.
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TESTIMONY OF HEALING
Long-standing blemish disappears
Consuela Allen Sand
Nothing is too big or too insignificant or has gone on too long to be healed.
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BIBLE LENS
Everlasting Punishment
October 25–31, 2021
After his resurrection, Jesus was seen multiple times over a forty-day period.
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LETTERS
Letters & Conversations
John Cartwright, Sally B. Ades
We love hearing from readers. Here’s the conversation this week.
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