Life often seems to consist of one decision after another. From the smallest decision of what to serve for dinner to the greater decisions concerning one's vocation, marriage, and business affairs, there is the ever-present necessity of choice. How can one learn to make wise decisions in the important matters that determine the very direction of one's life? How can decisions be made that will bless not only oneself but everyone concerned in the matter?

An individual is often prone to limit his decisions within the bands of a very finite sense of life. But Christian Science shows that the resources of God, divine Life, are infinite. Basic to all decision-making is the necessity to claim one's identity as the perfect reflection of God. Man, the infinite reflection of divine Mind, can harbor no limitations. As we realize this, our decisions will not be hemmed in by lies of finite sense.

Claiming our true identity, we come to understand that the scope of our thought, our business, our fields of service—the extent of our capacities to do what God directs us to do—is limitless. Mrs. Eddy once told a class of her students, "You are going out to demonstrate a living faith, a true sense of the infinite good, a sense that does not limit God, but brings to human view an enlarged sense of Deity." Miscellaneous Writings, p. 282;

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Ginger's Story
November 6, 1976

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