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Spiritually Able or Physically Disabled?

From the July 14, 1973 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel


Are physical and mental disabilities realities or illusions? Have you—probably without thinking—ever labeled yourself or others as being stupid, unloving, unjust, sick, weak? Or, even more specifically, as being nervous, having a bad heart, high blood pressure, and so on? How many times have you had such thoughts about someone you passed on the street? Christian Science teaches that God made man in His image, spiritual and perfect; therefore man is God's exact likeness. You notice, now, we're speaking of spiritual man, not the limited, human concept of man.