The Christian Science Monitor

What does it mean to be spiritual?

There are a lot of ways we might describe ourselves – having eyes of a certain color, descending from particular ancestors, working at a specific job. But to me, the most important description is this one: “I’m spiritual.”

I don’t just mean that I have an interest in spirituality. What I’ve learned in Christian Science is that being spiritual refers to everyone’s real

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