Use hospitality one to another without grudging.—I PETER, 4:9.

THIS passage of Scripture has often helped me in regard to our Wednesday evening meetings. We all know what it means to be hospitable in a social way. We take pleasure in bringing out the best we have for our guests, and we would not think it was hospitality to do it grudgingly. Can we, then, do less with the spiritual food that is ours through the teachings of Christian Science? All who come to the experience meetings are the guests of the members. We want them to come, and should we not set before them our very best when they do so? None should go empty away; whatever their need, physically or spiritually, in our church there is enough to give if we do not allow error in any way to hinder us from giving it. We should earnestly strive to overcome the error that keeps us from making due preparation to supply this need.

There is another way in which we can be hospitable. All who present themselves to us, whether in person or only in our thought, are for the time the guests of our mentality, and we have the privilege of giving them the most loving thought we have. Our beloved Leader is constantly and freely giving to us all; surely we can follow her loving example.

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The "Secret of Christian Science."
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