Letting Go the Unreal

If we've not glimpsed a reality transcending the earthly, it's not unusual for us to be more or less worldly. But once we have seen further than matter to the pure reality of being—even though that glimpse is apparently at a fast "shutter speed"—we never again hold so tightly to a material sense of being.

Even more, if we are willing to extend that spiritual glimpse, we'll rapidly take hold of a scientific sense of being and at the same time continue to loosen our grasp of material things. "When mortal man blends his thoughts of existence with the spiritual and works only as God works," Mary Baker Eddy tells, us, "he will no longer grope in the dark and cling to earth because he has not tasted heaven." Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p. 263;

Things Do Not Have to Grow Worse
October 25, 1975

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