The Naturalness of Truth

It is natural to be well and happy, and to have an abundance of all good. In "Miscellaneous Writings" (p. 200) Mary Baker Eddy writes: "It was the consummate naturalness of Truth in the mind of Jesus, that made his healing easy and instantaneous. Jesus regarded good as the normal state of man, and evil as the abnormal; holiness, life, and health as the better representatives of God than sin, disease, and death."

In proportion as one becomes conscious of the nature of man, one demonstrates the naturalness of Truth. This end is accomplished by earnest study, prayerful contemplation, and continuous, joyous striving to express that Mind "which was also in Christ Jesus."

Health, happiness, and abundance are natural, but the common consent of mortals has made an abundance of these good things seem quite unnatural, or as occurring only in rare instances. Christian Science is greatly helping seekers by showing them how they may turn from that thinking which holds evil as real and attain a continually progressing understanding of the nature of the Father, of man, and of the relationship which exists between Principle and its idea.

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"In the midst"
September 21, 1935

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