Oftentimes, when we are endeavoring to work out a problem through the application of Christian Science and it does not seem to yield readily, we ask ourselves, "What am I doing wrong?" or, "What am I not doing that I ought to do?" We may say to ourselves, "I have declared the truth; I have denied the error; I have studied as I have been taught in Christian Science, and yet my problem remains."

When we carefully examine such situations, we find that while we are vigorously denying error's existence, we are sometimes unwittingly accepting error's suggestion that it is going to require time to accomplish the healing. What we often fail to realize is that both the suggestion of sickness or discord and the suggestion that time is necessary for healing emanate from the same delusive source—mortal mind. Neither of these suggestions is real, for neither one has any foundation in Truth.

We learn through the study of Christian Science that all real being is in God and consequently is unlimited. Time, on the contrary, is by its very definition limiting. It is a mortal measurement. But what is there in the realm of Spirit for time to measure? Can it measure all-inclusive Love? Is it possible to measure illimitable Truth? Can we attempt to measure Spirit, or divine Principle? Can we measure any of God's attributes or ideas? This is utterly impossible, for they are in the infinite realm of reality.

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December 29, 1956

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