WE LIVE TO GIVE

Christian Science proclaims that man's purpose is to express the nature of God. It is as natural and unlabored for man, God's reflection, to image forth God's qualities of good as it is for a ray of sunlight to give forth warmth and light.

Mankind is often mesmerized into believing that its main concern should be to get rather than to give. Under the influence of this supposition, men and women become preoccupied with the endeavor to get more money and greater prestige or to accumulate material things. But the mere attainment of this end never assures real satisfaction, because our true selfhood is found in spiritual giving, not in material getting.

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BEGINNING AT JERUSALEM
September 25, 1948
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