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Weekly Monitor and Bible Lesson Discussion
A listening conversation with shared views and fair consideration of all views and thoughts shared. Hear how others are praying about the issues each article brings up.
We'll read through a Monitor article together, then discuss the ideas. Connections to that week's Bible Lesson encouraged!
Article for May 4: "Notes from a war: Resilience and anguish in a Ukraine under siege" [Cover Story, April 12, 2022]
Article for May 11: "How Theresa Betancourt fosters resilience and healing in ex-child soldiers" [Podcast Series: People making a difference: audio minutes 24:26, November 15, 2021]
Article for May 18: "As they aid Ukrainians, Russians abroad struggle with their own identity" [April 26, 2022]
Article for May 25: "Ukraine: Narrative of war's atrocities is 'forging a nation together' " [April 27, 2022]
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"How war in global breadbasket threatens food security everywhere" [March 21, 2022]
"How expanded child tax credit aided these moms, changed economy" [January 19, 2022]
"Roads broke up an endangered monkey's habitat. Can bridges fix it?" [April 5, 2022]
"How Navajo are turning on taps - even in remote, dry areas" [April 5, 2022]
"Russian Invasion of Ukraine forces Europe to redefine its future" [March 1, 2022]
"Find safety or defend home? No easy choices in besieged Kyiv" [February 25, 2022]
"Centuries-old religious divide sharpens between Ukraine and Russia" [March 1, 2022]
"Are Americans willing to sacrifice for Ukraine?" [February 24, 2022]
"What does systemic racism mean to you?" [June 28, 2021]
"A timely lesson from a tiny town long ago" [August 2, 2021]
"Teaching race in schools: Have these moms found a way forward?" [January 28, 2022]
"To clean up East Baltimore, this mentor shores up buildings - and youths" [Difference Maker, December 13, 2021]
"Storied narrative's translation prompts a fresh look at the slave trade" [December 1, 2020]
"Documenting, for the first time, all the slaveholders of Congress" [January 14, 2022]
"Beyond voting rights, Georgia wrestles with Southern identity" [Focus, January 10, 2022]
"A step toward better justice: Prying open the 'black box' of plea deals" [January 12, 2022]
"Fifth graders as futurists: Imagining the world in 20 years" [December 31, 2021]
" 'For the good of us all': Maisie Sparks on how honoring diversity brings true growth" [Podcast Series: Rethinking the News, 14:10 audio minutes, December 23, 2021] Podcast refers to this article: "At Fellowship church, faith knows no creed or color" [July 19, 2021]
"Lessons from Colorado fire: Climate change and new buildings" [First Look, January 2, 2022]
"Why more women are taking on leadership roles in Hinduism" [First Look, December 14, 2021]
"Where Rep. Jayapal got her spine" [Focus, November 17, 2021]
"Solar panels make money in rural US. They don't always make friends." [October 19, 2021]
"After a mass shooting, what does healing look like?" [Finding Resilience Project collection, June 7, 2019]
"Lessons in awe and wonder from Kenya's Traveling Telescope" [Podcast: People making a difference, 14:39 audio minutes, November 15, 2021]
'America's Librarian' knows why people turn to libraries in times of need" [November 16, 2021]
"How does this scientist approach climate conversations? She acts 'with love.' " [October 12, 2021]
"Resilience hubs: A new approach to crisis response" [ Finding Resilience Project collection, June 15, 2021]
"Mariachi singer turns loss into love for arts - and community" [Finding Resilience Project collection, October 25, 2021]
"Say thanks to this pandemic-survival trend" [Finding Resilience Project, July 23, 2021]
"Millennials work to shed label of a generation left behind financially" [Finding Resilience Project collection, July 13, 2021]
"Rural exodus: Newfoundland's quest to save its community" [ Finding Resilience Project collection, September 29, 2021]
"They found hope in Afghanistan. Now they strive to preserve it" [Finding Resilience Project collection, September 28, 2021]
"Hurricane Ida aftermath: Will power grids get an upgrade?" [Finding Resilience Project, September 22, 2021]
"The conservative Christian college where Muslims feel welcome" [Respect Project collection, November 1, 2018]
"How the spirit of humanity is permeating Tokyo Olympics" [ First Look, August 2, 2021]
"Why French Jews and Muslims are learning each other's language" [Respect Project collection, December 10, 2019]
"Lessons on integrity in politics" [Christian Science Perspective, July 20, 2021]
" 'Low and slow': Latino lowriders cruise for community" [Difference Maker, January 4, 2021]
"Points of Progress: For a Warming World, solar-powered schools and city 'heat officers' " [June 16, 2021]
"Bob Moses and the Algebra Project" [ July 26 online]
"The next civil right: success in math" [April 21, 2001]
"Beneath Haiti chaos, a deep need for trust" [July 8, 2021]
Stronger: A podcast series "Introducing: Stronger" (time - 02:24) [June 25, 2021] and "Women, Work, and the Pandemic" (time - 12:15) [July 12, 2021]
"Underground counselors: The chaplains helping transit workers cope" [June 7 print cover story, June 9 online]
"A year after Floyd unrest, a Minneapolis neighborhood emerges from ashes" [May 24 print cover story, May 19 online]
" 'He has not bowed': Jimmy Lai and Hong Kong's future" [May 17 print cover story, April 19 online]
"Is politics the new religion?" [June 21 print cover story, May 12 online]
The Respect Project (Christian Science Monitor Online, and June 14, 2021 print issue)