The Vicar of Marton seems disposed to quarrel with his...

Blackpool (England) Gazette-News

The Vicar of Marton seems disposed to quarrel with his friends and neighbors, the local Christian Science practitioners, over the question of visiting the sick. It must surely have occurred to your readers that he might have chosen the better way. These workers claim no more than he would for himself, namely, protection in the discharge of their serious duties against interference or curiosity.

Whatever ground the Vicar may seem to have for his protesting, he will not be likely to take exception to the instructions of the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, Mrs. Eddy, who thus counsels her followers in "Retrospection and Introspection" (p. 87): "Christian Scientists are to 'heal the sick' as the Master commanded. In so doing they must follow the divine order as prescribed by Jesus,—never, in any way, to trespass upon the rights of their neighbors, but to obey the celestial injuction, 'Whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them.'"

From crag to crag I rose, sped on above;
About me shone a wondrous thing,—God's love.
I stopped, o'erjoyed, turned back from mortal quest
Into Love's haven, and there found rest.

Elizabeth Mallony.

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