In musical circles the recording of fine music is tested by its tonal quality and fidelity to the original performance. Recording apparatus has been so developed that the imprint captures mechanically all the human ear is able to discern. Thus in the music transcribed on recordings a high degree of perfection of performance is reached; and this is called high fidelity.

It is interesting to parallel this accomplishment with that of our demonstration of the truths of Christian Science. Sometimes our ability to express Mind seems blurred by mortal mind's obstructions. In "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" Mary Baker Eddy writes (p. 295), "The manifestation of God through mortals is as light passing through the window-pane." And she continues farther on, "The mortal mind through which Truth appears most vividly is that one which has lost much materiality—much error—in order to become a better transparency for Truth."

How to divest one's thinking of materiality is the great task before each one. The civilizing influence of Christianity through the ages has been a mighty factor in binding primitive impulses, in lessening cruelty, hate, fear, and lust. However, these undesirable qualities still appear in human experience and call for healing, complete eradication. Although students of Christian Science recognize the salutary influence which Christianity has had upon the lives of men, these students realize that it is only in Mrs. Eddy's discovery of the laws of Christianly scientific healing that the complete antidote for the evils which beset mankind is to be found.

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December 10, 1955

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