Many of us on first hearing of Christian Science, and indeed after a longer period of study, make the mistake of becoming so absorbed in our desire to be freed from our seeming ills that we sometimes forget, unless aroused by our lack of spiritual progress, that we are engaged in studying to become Scientists, that is, not only scientific thinkers, but also loving Christian Scientists. Do we always remember that Christ Jesus, our Master, gave once and forever the sign of a true Christian when he said, "By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another"? How often has the student of Christian Science made his path heavenwards unnecessarily difficult by failing to give ample heed to this statement of our Master, and to the strong warning given us by our beloved Leader, Mary Baker Eddy, in her Message to The Mother Church for 1902, where she writes ( p.
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