As one of the many professional men whose life experiences a complete transformation through the influence of Christian Science, I desire to send you a colleague's greeting.

After twenty-six years of newspaper life, a long run of studies, saturated with intellectualism, I learn through this great power of Truth, the real integrity, the real purity, the real thought! If only one per cent of the newspaper world begins to see light, the clouds and darkness will disappear like a dream. Man's wisdom is but a shadow compared with the understanding of Truth as taught by our dear Mother. Three-fourths of all our learning—our so-called accomplishments—sinks to its native nothingness when once we receive the baptism of this new power, and are newly born of Spirit. Language cannot express what Christian Science will do for the newspaper men when they grasp the A B C of this heavenly purification. Indeed this is the only progress.

For thirty years of my life I wandered about from church to church; every creed seemed darker and gave me nothing, until finally I concluded the synagogue was the nearest to my ideal. But one hour convinced me that in Christian Science I had at last gained a foothold; that I received bread and not a stone. What seemed to me a farce in the old church is now Life and Love, reflected by me, and how glorious the gain! I can call myself God's child—Love's image. I can see harmony everywhere.

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Address by Rev. Mary Baker G. Eddy
March 2, 1899

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