Eliminate Accidents

Psychology has coined the term "accident-prone." It is used to describe those who because of certain personality traits are more than usually subject to harm through mischance. It is claimed that individuals who are self-willed, impatient, excitable, easily irritated, tend to blunder into trouble.

Christian Science can destroy these mental errors and stop their disastrous results. It teaches its students how to tame the unruly rush of headlong self-will. This is done as one denies the deeply entrenched belief that man has a personal mind resident in brain, having hereditarily acquired, or habitually accumulated, dispositional faults.

Through study and prayer one must understand that man's real selfhood is spiritual and perfect. He is the reflected image or self-expression of God, the one and only Mind, and therefore individualizes the stillness, the gentle, restful unhurriedness, of the divine nature. The denial of a false sense of mind, and the persistent, grateful affirmation of the real Mind's presence and power, acts as a law of destruction to the temperamental instability that betrays one into accidents. Mrs. Eddy writes: "The human mind is opposed to God and must be put off, as St. Paul declares. All that really exists is the divine Mind and its idea, and in this Mind the entire being is found harmonious and eternal." Science and Health, p. 151;

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