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The Water of Life
The purification of waterways is a prime consideration today. Polluted waters are the concern of every citizen. Yet more serious than this problem is the need to cleanse the human mentality of its impure thoughts.
Through various media the mental atmosphere is befouled by evil suggestions of vulgarity, sensualism, and various diseases just as the waters and the air are contaminated by noxious substances. Unless there is an awareness of the origin of tainted suggestions, they may be accepted as one's own thinking and allowed to produce deplorable results. Serious efforts must be made to purify the universal consciousness and eliminate the evil that is attempting to demoralize the human race.
Long ago the purifying power of God, Spirit, transformed the thought of a woman drawing water from a well in Samaria. Christ Jesus had paused there and asked her for a drink from the well. The woman expressed surprise that a Jew would have dealings with a Samaritan. The Master said to her, "If thou knewest the gift of God, and who it is that saith to thee, Give me to drink; thou wouldest have asked of him, and he would have given thee living water." John 4:10;
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JOSEPH G. HEARD
Donalda von Poellnitz
The Water of Life
JEAN M. SNYDER
"Am I a God at hand?"
PAUL AGNEW RANDALL
Dating—on a Firm Foundation
PRISCILLA A. ALEXANDER
An Interview: with a Novelist
with contributions from Henrietta Buckmaster
Taking Our Stand
Helen Wood Bauman
"With God's help I can do it!"
Alan A. Aylwin
In 1916 a very good acquaintance of mine sent a package of...
My gratitude to Christian Science is beyond any words to express
Mary Elizabeth Machin
When a young girl, I was riding horseback on a barren hill one...
Beatrice Warren Dilcock
The study and practice of Christian Science constantly helps...
Lola Ann Frye with contributions from Elaine L. Frye
As a young girl I longed to have a religion that had proof of its...
Beryl R. Margetts
Signs of the Times
Frank Halliday Ferris