No Separation in Spiritual Reality

The truth of life has power to take the sting out of death and the loss of loved ones. Bereavement need not be a dark and harrowing experience, if one turns completely and persistently to Christ, Truth, for comfort.

We can know that those who are said to have passed on are living where we ourselves are living, where all creation has forever existed—in divine Mind, Love, the ever-present God, who takes perfect care of all that He makes. Christ Jesus said plainly that our Maker is "not a God of the dead, but of the living: for all live unto him." Luke 20:38;

When someone we love can no longer be seen physically, or touched, or talked with, our faith in God may be severely challenged. But death's cruel claim to destroy life and love was fully faced and mastered by Christ Jesus when he allowed himself to be crucified and later walked out of his tomb to rejoin those he loved, who loved him. Mrs. Eddy tells us, "Jesus could give his temporal life into his enemies' hands; but when his earth-mission was accomplished, his spiritual life, indestructible and eternal, was found forever the same." Science and Health, p. 51;

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