Readers Respond -- Readers write: Pairing religion with higher education -- Letters to the editor for the August 2, 2021 weekly magazine. Readers discuss experiences with religion and local solutions to the outdoor divide.
1 day agoA Christian Science Perspective -- The most powerful starting point -- When things go awry, recognizing the power and presence of God, good, opens the door to solutions and healing.
2 days agoThe Monitor's View -- The stampede into national parks -- Ready to get back into nature, visitors are overwhelming some U.S. national parks. Smart planning can help improve the experience.
2 days agoA Christian Science Perspective -- 'Miracles' for everyone -- Learning something of the divine law that undergirded Jesus' healing works empowers us to experience God's universal, healing goodness more fully – right here and now in our daily lives.
3 days agoThe Monitor's View -- Want to recycle better? Get manufacturers involved. -- Producer responsibility laws put the incentive to create recyclable packaging back in the hands of those who make it.
3 days agoA Christian Science Perspective -- Lifted out of disappointment -- Recognizing our unity with God empowers us to lift ourselves and others out of mental funks.
4 days agoThe Monitor's View -- A welcome warming between the Koreas -- After an especially chilly period, North and South Korea are talking to each other again. That alone doesn't solve any big issues. But it's a start.
4 days agoA Christian Science Perspective -- What we most need -- When times get tough, learning more about the kingdom of God may not seem like a priority. But doing exactly that opens the door to solutions that meet our needs, as a man experienced firsthand after he hit rock bottom.
5 days agoThe Monitor's View -- Tech that preserves languages and cultures -- Many forces in the modern world are squeezing out the use of traditional tongues. But apps such as Woolaroo may help to save them.
5 days agoA Christian Science Perspective -- Beyond moral outrage to moral courage -- Love and humility, not rage, are the qualities that enable us to play a part in healing injustice in the world.
6 days agoThe Monitor's View -- When science meets hope -- Jane Goodall acknowledges that the natural world is threatened by extinctions. But she's energized by people everywhere taking action.
6 days agoA Christian Science Perspective -- Our mental faculties belong to God -- Recognizing that each of us is sustained and cared for by God empowers us to more consistently and thoroughly assimilate, retain, and recall the information we need to.
9 days agoThe Monitor's View -- Say thanks to this pandemic-survival trend -- In the U.S., the average well-being of individuals has risen, owing in part to a newfound appreciation for gratitude.
9 days agoA Christian Science Perspective -- The 'yoke' that makes burdens light -- Wearing a "yoke" in our daily lives may sound like an encumbrance. But when it's the figurative yoke of Christ, we find ourselves better equipped to navigate life's challenges with God-given strength, grace, joy, and love.
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