Isaiah, the prophet, says, "In quietness and in confidence shall be your strength." A dictionary defines "quietness" as "freedom from disturbance, noise, or alarm." This quietness comes to us when we lift our thoughts to God in prayer. It denotes calmness, peacefulness, assurance, security, and strength.

Many times we are called upon to be quiet, and "unite with the one Mind, in order to change the notion of chance to the proper sense of God's unerring direction and thus bring out harmony" (Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, by Mary Baker Eddy, p. 424). A business problem may seem burdensome, many demands may be made upon the busy housewife, a human plan frustrated, a church meeting troublesome, a physical condition slow in yielding, the seeming separation from a dear one distressing. Whatever may be the disturbing circumstance, the remedy is at hand in quiet and complete reliance on "God's unerring direction." As our thought becomes spiritualized, we shut out the testimony of the material senses, and find a clear, open path in which to go forward unfettered and undisturbed.

"That my children walk in truth"
June 11, 1932

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