The expression to "face facts" is one of many which take on a new meaning in the light of Christian Science.
In the thirteenth chapter of I Corinthians Paul points out that though one speaks well, has an insight into the future, has great understanding, much wisdom, great faith, and gives freely of his human wealth, but has not charity—that is, true love—he is nothing.
Sitting on the beach one day, a Christian Scientist was pondering how best one could do one's part to help lighten the load of fear and anxiety that is so apparent in the world today.
This is a scientific age.
From a low-lying hill, facing the west, a student one evening sat watching the sun slowly sinking behind a vast panorama of blue cameo-cut mountains.
"The spiritual sense of truth must be gained before Truth can be understood.