In the first chapter of Genesis we are told that "God created man in his own image;" and in the opening words of the succeeding chapter it is stated, "Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them.
Our work in Christian Science is done not through an effort to reach up to God or through a straining toward Him past some real obstruction, but through turning thought away from the material illusion to ever-present Spirit, the source of every true thought.
While supporting the necessary preparations which are under way for protecting our cities against enemy invasion, the Christian Scientist knows that he must develop those spiritual qualities which will truly fortify him in time of stress.
Some years ago I was confronted with the loss of some money as a result of a mismanaged investment, and with this the argument of poor health, which may be briefly outlined as insomnia, endeavored to implant itself in my consciousness.
"Many, O Lord my God, are thy wonderful works which thou hast done, and thy thoughts which are to us-ward: they cannot be reckoned up in order unto thee: if I would declare and speak of them, they are more than can be numbered.