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“Legally to abolish unpaid servitude in the United States was hard; but the abolition of mental slavery is a more difficult task.” When I first came across those words, on page 225 of Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, I wondered how Mary Baker Eddy could dismiss such a major phenomenon as the abolition of slavery, in favor of what seemed to me an ephemeral idea—freedom from material sense. But I was new to Christian Science then. Over time, I have come to appreciate what Mrs. Eddy must have meant, as I have tried to overcome one challenge after another, finding spiritual healing in all sorts of situations. 

Mrs. Eddy says elsewhere on the same page, “Men and women of all climes and races are still in bondage to material sense, ignorant how to obtain their freedom.” It is materiality, or an earthbound sense of things, that would blind us to God’s harmony. But spiritual sense contradicts this, and tells us the truth about ourselves and our fellow man. Good is all God made—that is the truth.

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