In speaking of opportunity Mary Baker Eddy says in "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" (p. 271), "Those, who are willing to leave their nets or to cast them on the right side for Truth, have the opportunity now, as aforetime, to learn and to practise Christian healing." Opportunity, then, comes as the result of spiritual activity. Opportunity appears in the human experience as we are willing to turn from matter to Spirit, as we are willing to learn and to practice Christian healing.

Mind, God, conceives man and knows his completeness. Man reflects that knowing. So he includes the ability and opportunity to express his completeness continuously and progressively. The acknowledgment of this spiritual fact operates as a law of unlimited opportunity for progress in the human experience.

Are we employed and accepting the argument that opportunity is limited or that our employer does not like us? Perhaps we have been told that there is no future in our job. Or perhaps our work is what is called routine. Through reflection Mind's provision for its beloved son unfolds continuously and progressively. This spiritual fact understood and maintained will either give us a new position or enlarge our present one.

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