One of the most common tendencies of mortals is to rest thought upon some past event in human experience or to anticipate some future happening, to look either forward or backward in the realm of time—backward, upon events unhappy as well as pleasurable, disastrous as well as successful, even finding a kind of morbid satisfaction in reviewing that which was evil and untoward in one's experience; forward, in anticipation of good or evil, of pleasure or pain, of joys to be shared and evils to be encountered.
In her admonition addressed to "beloved Christian Scientists," Mary Baker Eddy, our revered Leader, lovingly tells them to keep their "minds so filled with Truth and Love, that sin, disease, and death cannot enter them".
A Student of Christian Science was reminded of how Jesus frequently withdrew from the multitude to the solitude of the desert or mountains to commune with God.
Students of Christian Science turn naturally to the Bible and the writings of Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, to find the scientifically true way of meeting all human situations.
Many a person, sick and discoraged, attending a Christian Science service for the first time, has felt in it something of this heavenly atmosphere, and has been drawn so close to divine Love, peace, and harmony that discouragement, fear, and doubt have vanished.
The epistles of Paul were written long ago, but their messages of comfort and advice are of great practical value today.