IMPARTIAL LOVE

Divine Love is impartial because it is just. It gives to one not more of perfection than to another. Love endows each idea in its spiritual universe with its own character, and each is satisfied with the perfection which is its very essence. Mary Baker Eddy writes in "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" (p. 13): "Love is impartial and universal in its adaptation and bestowals. It is the open fount which cries, 'Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters.'"

Here we have not only a statement of the absolute nature of the Supreme Being, but the implication that every individual can prove Love's impartiality in his own experience. It is the mission of Christian Science to break the mortal dream of injustice by revealing God's allness and the completeness of the ideas through which Love manifests its vast goodness and intelligent holiness. If our lot seems far from this ideal, it is because we are not demonstrating the affluence of harmony and spiritual activity that is man's eternally. Our present experience measures our present demonstration of being. Our surroundings, as well as our bodies, express our conscious and unconscious thoughts. Spiritualize thought and the mental picture improves. Mrs. Eddy says in "Unity of Good" (p. 6), "Our present understanding is but 'the seed within itself,' for it is divine Science, 'bearing fruit after its kind.'"

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