The writer had just finished a Christian Science treatment, and a peace and satisfaction such as she had never before realized impelled her to pause and retain if possible the glory of a sense of meekness akin to power, of man atone with God. An unspeakable sense of the divine presence and availability flooded consciousness, bringing one of those rare moments of vision in which, as one has said, we "touch and handle things unseen." The perfectness and completeness of His work appeared as never before, and aspiring thought, loosed from earthly environment, was linked to that infinite Life and Love from which all things proceed. Rejoicing in this new sense of freedom, she retraversed the scientific order of God's creation to find that God, after finishing His work and beholding it complete, expressed His entire satisfaction by pronouncing it "very good." As Mrs. Eddy expresses it, "Deity was satisfied with His work" (Science and Health, p. 519).

Christian Science teaches that God is the triune creative Principle, Life, Truth, Love, and that man is God's reflection, His image forth that the whole work of man is to image forth that parallelism of thought which establishes his at-one-ment or unity with God; to manifest the divine coincidence, "perfect God and perfect man" (I bid., p. 259) since God created man to express or bear witness unto Himself. In the divine plan each and every idea is perfect and complete, and as the perfect understanding of God and man is attained whereby perfect God and perfect man, coexistent and coeternal, are revealed, it is plain that perfectness and completeness irresistibly beget repose, that poise of thought which is the basis of true satisfaction.

September 30, 1911

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