The Value of a Consistent Life

In the study and practice of Christian Science one soon learns the value and cumulative effect of a consistent life. Healings multiply and reinforce one's trust in the Almighty. The daily experience of God's presence and protection becomes more substantial to the individual than the temptations and fears of mortal mind or the material sense of existence. In discussing obedience, Mrs. Eddy says, "A progressive life is the reality of Life that unfolds its immortal Principle."  Miscellaneous Writing, p. 117:

Consistency demonstrates unity of thought and life. Inconsistency indicates division, infidelity, a sense of dualism. The honest student of this Science will daily purify his thinking in order to demonstrate in increasing degree the single standard of living it demands. The fact that there is just one God, one creative power, determines that all that is real reflects the nature of that one source. Man in God's likeness is spiritual: he is truthful, he is alive; he manifests integrity, purity, intelligence. Christ Jesus said, "When thine eye is single, thy whole body also is full of light." Luke 11:34;

November 25, 1967
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