Mrs. Eddy says in Science and Health (p. 199), "The devotion...

Mrs. Eddy says in Science and Health (p. 199), "The devotion of thought to an honest achievement makes the achievement possible. I found this statement a tremendous help during the time I was at college preparing to take the certified public accountant examination.

During my early years in college I worked part time in the office that took care of administering the CPA examination. I was asked to make a survey of several years' examinations to find out what percentage had passed and failed the examination. I found that only 25 percent of the examinees passed the whole examination, 25 percent passed part of it, and the remainder failed, t found that many people had taken the examination many times and still had not passed it. I took in all of these findings and built up for myself a high wall of limitations about passing the examination. I was a student of Christian Science and planned to remove this wall of limitations when I was ready to take the examination.

During my years of undergraduate work I had seen many limitations disappear. I began to awaken to the fact that there never was and never would be a wall of limitations to remove. Infinite Mind, God, knows no limitations. Man, as the child of God, reflecting this Mind, has unlimited capabilities.

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February 3, 1968

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