Conception, True and False

True conception is the outcome of real Life expressing itself. Real Life is God, divine Love. False conception is the outcome of a false sense of life and love appearing to us as material circumstances and conditions.

To the extent that our motives are one with the self-expressing power of divine Life and Love, our conceptions originate in and are formed by the divine, immortal Mind. They are true and pure. To the extent that we are motivated by material circumstances or conditions, our conceptions are the outcome of mortal mind expressing itself. They are false and impure.

Mary Baker Eddy writes: "Human beings are physically mortal, but spiritually immortal. The evil accompanying physical personality is illusive and mortal; but the good attendant upon spiritual individuality is immortal." Unity of Good, p. 37;

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