In "The First Church of Christ Scientist, and Miscellany"...

In "The First Church of Christ Scientist, and Miscellany" Mary Baker Eddy writes (pp. 149,150), "Remember, thou canst be brought into no condition, be it ever so severe, where Love has not been before thee and where its tender lesson is not awaiting thee." This passage has been very helpful to me while my husband and I have moved about the country, both during and since World War II. No matter where we have moved, the problems of housing, right companionship, and right activity have been solved.

During the Second World War, while I was traveling with my husband, who was then in the Army, I became very lonely and homesick in a small town three thousand miles from my home. As a result of uplifting my thought to the truths of Christian Science, we became acquainted with another couple who were also Christian Scientists, and all feeling of loneliness and homesickness was removed. In another town we were continually warned about the many unlovely traits said to be possessed by our landlady. However, as we refused to accept any concept of her other than as the child of God, she treated us with much loving-kindness and generosity.

Some time ago, when we were preparing to move to a distant town, I became ill the day before we were to leave. I was able to go about my work, although I had no appetite and was quite uncomfortable. The next day we began traveling, and the trouble remained, although I continued to deny the reality of it. The following day after I had read the Lesson-Sermon in the Christian Science Quarterly the thought came to me (Matt. 5:25), "Agree with thine adversary quickly, whiles thou art in the way with him." I realized that it was mortal mind that was ill and not my true self. An hour or so later we stopped for lunch, and I found that I was very hungry. I ate a normal meal and from that time on was perfectly well.

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