When thoughts are clouded by hate, resentment, or error, Truth cannot thrive. Mary Baker Eddy (Carpenter, Gilbert, (Fragments Gathered From Unpublished Items Ascribed to Mary Baker Eddy, p.84)
On page 60 of our Church Manual by Mrs. Eddy, we find the following: “A Christian Scientist is not fatigued by prayer, by reading the Scriptures or the Christian Science textbook. Amusement or idleness is weariness. Truth and Love rest the weary and heavy laden.” Mary Baker Eddy (Church Manual)
WATCH – I do not feel the effects of a lie or of hate.
It is the liar that suffers from the lie and not I.
The effects of the Truth I think and utter is not and cannot be
All is Love and harmony and health and Life and this cannot be
taken from me.
They are forever present and there is no reversal of the Truth and
Life and Love. Mary Baker Eddy (Oakes, Richard, Course In Divinity and General Collectanea, p.44)
SCIENTIFIC HEALING – 18
Once Mrs. Eddy declared, “The time will come and I feel it will be soon, when Christian Scientists will not have to make a conscious effort in giving treatment, for through the constant desire and endeavor for a Christian life, their consciousness will have become so purified, that healing will go forth from them as naturally as the perfume from flowers, to those who are ready for it.” Mary Baker Eddy (Carpenter, Jr., Gilbert, 500 Watching Points, #324)
SCIENTIFIC HEALING – 17
Jesus said, “Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God” [Truth].
SCIENTIFIC HEALING – 16
Throughout all generations both before and after the Christian era, the Christ, as the spiritual idea, — the reflection of God, — has come with some measure of power and grace to all prepared to receive Christ, Truth.
SCIENTIFIC HEALING – 15
With one Father, even God, the whole family of man would be brethren; and with one Mind and that God, or good, the brotherhood of man would consist of Love and Truth, and have unity of Principle and spiritual power which constitute divine Science.
SCIENTIFIC HEALING – 14
Spirit imparts the understanding which uplifts consciousness and leads into all truth.