A Choice: Mist or Sunlight

Today's planes, aided by modern technology, can take off and climb right through foggy weather into pure sunlight. And what a sense of peace you have up in that clear light, skimming over hundreds of miles of white clouds! It's hard to remember that people may be plodding around below, grumbling about a dark, misty day.

All this can be a helpful illustration of the spiritual altitude of thought to be striven for in the practice of Christian Science. It indicates the way to turn to God, divine Truth, in prayer. The dark mist may be likened to material existence. When we have sickness or other physical difficulty, limitation in school or business, grief or loneliness, it may seem as though our lives are fogged over. Nothing looks quite right.

Unceasing Activity
July 17, 1971

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