Full-Time Employment

What a new and beautiful meaning the word "employment" has for us when viewed in the light of the teachings of Christian Science! No longer does it imply work which may be irksome, endurable, or pleasantly congenial, a necessity for those who have little or no other means of meeting their daily needs, such as food, clothing, and shelter. Rather is it found to be essentially the joy-inspiring, health-giving occupation of true and spiritual thinking, wherein man is known to be the full and perfect expression of God, with every need already supplied by his divine Father-Mother.

This full-time employment is not dependent upon intellectual attainments or worldly experience, and is confined within no material limits of time or place. It can be enjoyed by all, regardless of age, environment, business, or financial position, for it is the Father's business, wherein is no lack or limitation, and where there is plenty for all.

This abundance of true employment cannot be measured or conceived of within the narrow limits of material suppositions, schemes, or influence, Its source is infinite Mind, and its scope is unlimited. To be truly employed calls for constant and complete reliance on divine Mind for the harmonious development of every true desire, aim, or ambition. When we are faithfully at work, declaring and realizing man's inseparable at-one-ment with divine Life and Love, we are thereby surmounting the human belief in difficulties, sicknesses, sorrows, or failures. Thus employing our time in the acknowledgment of the grand verities of being, we are overcoming self-will, pride, envy, hatred, revenge, unkindness, discouragement, belief in lack or failure, and these errors of belief wither and disappear from lack of soil in which to thrive.

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February 27, 1937

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