The psalmist's words, "In thy light shall we see light."...

The psalmist's words, "In thy light shall we see light." came to me one night recently with a more important and helpful meaning than ever before. I had been passing through a day of seeming discord and darkness. As night came on the mental shadows seemed to deepen, and hour after hour passed without bringing me sleep or relief. Deciding finally to call a practitioner to help me, I was obliged to pass through several rooms which were in utter darkness, in order to reach the telephone. After feeling about in a blind way for the electric light switch, I suddenly touched the button, and instantaneously the darkness which had seemed so real vanished and a brilliant light flooded the room. It was then that the thought came to me, "In thy light shall we see light." I seemed to realize so clearly that by the turning of God's light full into our consciousness, all the mental and physical darkness of material belief must necessarily vanish, just as quickly and absolutely as the darkness of my surroundings had vanished. I immediately felt enlightened, and all the burden of fears and discomforts disappeared, leaving in its stead a great sense of peace and harmony and thanksgiving. I did not have to call for help, but went to sleep entirely free mentally and physically.

This lesson seemed to teach me in such a simple yet wonderful way how quickly an untrue, abnormal condition of any kind can disappear when we acknowledge and realize God's allness. By keeping our thoughts always filled with light and love we are enabled to shut out every darkened sense, for "God is light, and in him is no darkness at all." Mrs. Eddy says in Science and Health (p. 255), "'Let there be light,' is the perpetual demand of Truth and Love, changing chaos into order and discord into the music of the spheres." My heart is constantly filled with loyal love and gratitude to Mrs. Eddy, who through the spiritual illumination of her teachings has shown us the pathway out of the darkness of human sin and suffering into the glorious light of health, harmony, and holier living.—Augusta M. Crawford, Evanston, Ill.

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