"Up to the brim"

"We cannot fill vessels already full. They must first be emptied," is a statement which our Leader, Mrs. Eddy, makes in "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" (p. 201). Speaking further of the operation of spirituality on human consciousness, she says (ibid.), "The way to extract error from mortal mind is to pour in truth through flood-tides of Love."

A student of Christian Science once stood in an extensive formal garden, where, placed about the grass plots and shrubbery, were urns and waterpots of stone, imitative of the oil jars of the ancients. It was autumn, and these receptacles were clotted with rain-soaked leaves. The force of the statement regarding empty vessels was borne home at the sight of the urns filled with débris.

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