February 2024 Newsletter – Yoke of Christ

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As we continue to consider the meaning of Jesus’ parable of the sheep and goats in Matthew 25, we may well ask what it means to be a sheep in Christ’s flock. In Matthew 11, Jesus tells us:

Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light. (v. 29, 30)

What is Christ’s yoke? And why should we want to wear it?

November 2023 Newsletter – Witnessing the Light – Letter from the Administrator

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by Brad Stock Recently, a Christian Science nurse asked me to explain the difference between a practitioner and a Christian Science nurse. I once heard a simplistic answer: A Christian Science nurse is a practitioner who does windows. At a certain level, this is true, for a Christian Science nurse is a hands-on worker who meets practical human needs. But … Read More

November 2023 Newsletter – Journey to the True Nature of Christian Science Nursing: a calling to express home, family and community.

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by Marjorie Dala, Fern Lodge’s Co-Director of Christian Science Nursing Watchfulness and individual spiritual growth lead to community bonds. As we apply Christian Science in our daily lives, we build a community that is continuously growing and reflects a “structure of Truth and Love,” as stated by Mrs. Eddy. I was introduced to Christian Science by my best friend. We … Read More

November 2023 Newsletter – The Staff of Fern Lodge

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This newsletter we had the opportunity to hear from and about staff members across Fern Lodge. Read on to hear their inside perspectives of Fern Lodge. Motherly Eye by Robin Barben Walking into the breakfast kitchen one day, I noticed loving notes to Hilda from the patients all over the side of the fridge, each one expressing their gratitude for … Read More

August 2023 Newsletter – Weeding Thorns and Removing Stickers: A Talk by Anna Lisa Kronman CS

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Every month the house Christian Science practitioner for Fern Lodge gives an inspirational talk for the Christian Science nurses. It was such a blessing in June to hear from Anna Lisa Kronman, who, besides being a board member, is a consistent presence amongst our staff and patients. Here is a summary of this talk and a list of relevant citations: … Read More