Much has recently been said in the newspapers concerning opposition to the spread of Christian Science in Germany.
In reply to inquiries we will say that the newspaper accounts in reference to Judge Ewing at New Orleans were greatly exaggerated.
The work at Colorado Springs has been steadily growing during the past year, and in looking back we can see that our efforts have been crowned with marvelous success.
To the Editor of the Herald.
New centuries call for new ideals.
How many to-day are really and truly thankful for the great blessings they daily receive from the always present and loving One who watches over all.
To provide for those who have copies only of the 226th, or later editions of Science and Health, references are here given which will enable them to study the Bible lessons.
Sow the seeds of Truth and WisdomOn the parched and arid ground,Even though the thorns and thistlesRise about you all around.
In reading to-day in "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," I commenced with the last paragraph on page 193 and read to bottom of page 195, and it seemed a much clearer message to suffering humanity than ever before.
The one thing needful for the full fruitage of our growth in Christian Science is experience.
I think many of us often make the mistake, especially when we first taste of a healing power and spiritual illumination which comes from the reading of our blessed textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by our dear Leader, of wanting to bring every one about us, namely, our relatives, into the great joy and understanding of the Truth.
Sometimes a man makes a conscious and serious effort to receive and enlarge this communion.
About six years ago I was crushed to the earth, as it were, by an accident; my husband and his employer being the victims.
The following demonstration, has been of such help to me through the lesson it has taught, that I feel it may be of equal help to some one else, so I send it out to the Field.
When we begin to understand even a little of Christian Science, our old way of thinking begins to disappear.
The Sentinel and Journal are welcome visitors, and I have often thought that I ought to send a few words showing my appreciation of them and gratitude for what Science has done for me; but error has always suggested that I wait until I was fully healed, that I might have something definite to write; but if a demonstration which we are seeking to make seems to be delayed, and for any reason we are unwilling to write anything for our publications, may that not be the very error which is holding us back?
If I may judge from my own experience, I would say that Christian Science is a great blessing, a boon to those who consider themselves "declining in years.
Allow me through your columns to thank our dear Mother, the Publishing Committee, and the contributors one and all for their helpful articles.
The corner-stone of character, that on which the whole edifice is to rest, must be truth.
The New Testament teaches, and the life of Christ illustrates the teaching, that as man conforms to Divine instructions, complies with the promptings of his better nature as thus enlightened, he enters upon a new and higher order of life, and as he progresses therein his experience becomes of a heavenly character because it is one of peace, joy, and satisfaction; of conscious union with the Father in its ruling thoughts, feelings, purposes, and deeds.
Christian Science: The Religion of Jesus Christ.