Watching through the lens of Christian
Science made the film all the more interesting. I noticed a variety of behaviors that
fit with the public practice of Christian Science. Logue rejected
idolatry (rank, role, etc.) at the start (to begin rightly...). His
creative understanding and skill came from within (Mind) not from
academics. He showed an quiet but uncompromising respect for his
capacity. Logue spoke with authority (he knew that he knew). He used
a teaching (prayer) closet to protect himself and his pupil and their
work. He didn't keep assessment records. And he definitely honored
the ethics of confidentiality.
post is a response to some current calls for comfort and understanding.
The shootings in Arizona and the flooding in Australia are two
requests. Another is from those in the unmet aftermath in Haiti.
Requests come from the people of Ivory Coast, the Coptics in Egypt,
Church-goers in Nigeria, followers of minority faith traditions in
several other countries, school children in Kenya and inner cities here,
even Muslims sharing the same umbrella of Islam - the list of requests
continues. Un-named people cry out from prisons of hard human experiences.
In spite of a multitude of forms of evil there is really one fearfilled question:
Where is God - does evil have the power to destroy me or you or us?
The South Sudan Referendum or Secession vote is a human footstep on the path toward autonomy. It follows theSudan 2010 Election. Expectancy fills their hearts and the very air. From a picture it seems that their voting finger ink is the calming
blue green of a quiet sea.