Press On

After the completion of a day's work, the so-called human mind is apt to believe it is weary and depressed, and to seek relief in inactivity, which it calls rest. There is also often prevalent in the thoughts of mortals a belief of overwork; and the fear of it invites either mental or physical inactivity, or both. The Christian Scientist should ever be awake to these false suggestion, and should turn his thought often to the loving and wise counsel of our Leader, Mary Baker Eddy, given in the By-law in the Manual of The Mother Church (p. 42) entitled, "Alertness to Duty."

Work in Christian Science is the activity of right thinking, and it always results rightly. "God rests in action," Mrs. Eddy says in "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" (p. 519). Therefore, if thought is resting in God, it cannot be weary or depressed, and work becomes a joyous, holy thing, as we strive to do God's will.

May 21, 1927

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