I know no care,For Love is here;My only thought,To prove Him near,That I may daily sow Truth's seed,And help to meet a brother's need.
A recent answer by a critic in the Boston Herald to a question about Christian Science, shows a strange lack of correct information and just appreciation.
Christian Scientists are appreciative of the kindliness of the references to their religious beliefs contained in the reply to a query in the column "Everyday Questions," and printed in your recent issue.
When I set out to correct a misstatement about Christian Science I had no expectation of being drawn into a controversy with learned exponents of "Biblical scholarship," nor can I see that we are more likely to arrive at a satisfactory conclusion than are two men arguing about the relative positions of the sun and earth, when one bases his views on material sense testimony and the other on scientific spiritual facts.
It is taken for granted that the question asked by M.
As when some person, city-worn, has comeUpon an open space quite suddenly,And there has felt the freedom of the windUpon his face, and blessèd touch of stars,Silent beyond the pointing poplar trees;So I, this present hour, bound all about—Or as it seemed—with mist of many minds,Have come upon a breadth of space, and thereHave caught a sudden, starlit glimpse of Truth,Have felt the glad caress of angel-winds,And tasted of reality.
The thought of the world, in greater degree than ever before, is being turned to the imperative necessity of abolishing war.
It is readily admitted by Christians generally that Christ Jesus was the chief of spiritual healers.
In human warfare there are few things which concern the combatants more than their means of protection against the assaults of the enemy.
Applications for admission to membership in The Mother Church may be sent to the Clerk at any time throughout the year.
To insure that complete lecture notices be printed in the Sentinel, detailed information should reach the Editorial Department regarding lectures in the United States and Canada, at least four weeks before the date of the lecture; in Great Britain and Ireland, at least five weeks before; in other European countries, at least eight weeks before.
I should like to express gratitude for Christian Science, which came into my life about fifteen years ago.
I want to express my gratitude to God for the many blessings which have come into my life since I took up the study of Christian Science nine years ago.
I wish to show my gratitude for Christian Science by testifying to just a small part of the blessings I have received therefrom.
It was in the year 1897 that I took up the study of Christian Science.
When Christian Science was first presented to me, about five years ago, I was certainly in need of physical healing.
I am very grateful for being able to demonstrate in a small way the healing efficacy of Christian Science.
Gratitude prompts me to testify to the great help I have received in Christian Science.
I am grateful for the healing of physical suffering.
Articles from members of The Mother Church and good testimonies from those healed by Christian Science are always welcomed for consideration by the Editors.
[From the New Outlook, Toronto, Ontario, Canada]