How often do men feel that they would be much happier, much more contented, were they able to bring out harmony in their lives and thereby have the satisfaction of feeling that they were really of some practical use in making this world a better place to dwell in! These sentiments are an encouraging sign, even though the individual giving utterance to such statements may feel a sense of discouragement because of the lack of understanding which, he believes, makes it difficult for him to take a constructive part in world affairs.
Throughout the Scriptures thought is sometimes likened to garments; and Mary Baker Eddy, the author of the Christian Science textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," sometimes employs the same metaphor.
John H. O'Loughlin, Committee on Publication for Northumberland, England,
A correspondent whose letter appears in your issue of the 11th instant has made the not unusual mistake of the rationalist in assuming that because Christian Science does not conform to his views it must be based upon a fallacy, and he seeks to support his attitude by claiming that matter is real.
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.
Fifteen years ago I was helpless and confined to my bed, suffering from a complication of diseases, including a condition of paralyzed and obstructed bowels, gravel in the kidney, and hemorrhages, all of which had culminated in a nervous breakdown.
Two months before our baby was born I was washing with the electric washing machine, using the electric wringer, which I had tightened more than usual, when my finger was caught in one of the garments going through, and my hand drawn through to the wrist.
The perfect circle of God's Soul-filled years!<em class="footnote d-none" title="*"><em class="footnote d-none" title="*">Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, by Mary Baker Eddy, page 599.