Individual Participation

Every right-thinking person longs to contribute meaningfully to the good of his community, his nation, and the world. But he may be slow in getting started because he feels so woefully inadequate. "What," he may ask, "can one person do when the problems are so varied and immense?"

If one is in earnest in his desire to serve, it may be wise to pause and evaluate the viable means at hand. How can an individual do the most good? What specific knowledge and skills does one have that may be put to significant use?

Students of Christian Science should have little difficulty in answering these questions. This Science has given them a glimpse of the possibilities for good resident in human thought as it begins to understand the nature and unity of God and man. Mrs. Eddy writes: "You have simply to preserve a scientific, positive sense of unity with your divine source, and daily demonstrate this. Then you will find that one is as important a factor as duodecillions in being and doing right, and thus demonstrating deific Principle." Pulpit and Press, p. 4;

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December 6, 1969

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