I wish for you a Christmas of the heart,Where, in a sweet serenity of mind,Within your consciousness, the Christ may findA place where angels gather, blessing youAnd bringing joy and freedom to the earth.
To the vigilant Christian Scientist it is clear that the discovery by Mary Baker Eddy of Christian Science and the establishing by her of a world-wide movement must be recognized as a great, impelling power in the progressive unfolding of Truth to humanity.
In the first chapter of the Gospel of Luke it is recorded that an angel message from God came to the Virgin Mary, informing her that she would give birth to a son and that she should call his name Jesus.
Very often we hear members exclaim, "How glad I am to be a member of The Mother Church!" They go on to add how grateful they are to take part in this great movement that is doing so much for the world.
The Order of Exercises for the Sunday School, given on page 127 of the Manual of The Mother Church by Mary Baker Eddy, and the provisions of Article XX of the same book are applicable to all Christian Science churches and societies.
During the period that our older son, then in the first grade, was out of school with a condition diagnosed by the local health officer as ringworm of the scalp, he found great comfort in the testimonies in the Sentinel.
I am grateful for the many healings and blessings which I have had in Christian Science, grateful because they have proved to me beyond a shadow of doubt that God is the only power, the only cause and creator, "a very present help in trouble".