[Original in German]

World Peace—Our Part in It

Many may say there have always been wars and therefore wars are unavoidable. But deep in the hearts of men the hope for world peace persists. This right desire is for a meaningful, free, and happy life for all mankind—a life under God's law, such as Isaiah describes: "The work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance for ever. And my people shall dwell in a peaceable habitation, and in sure dwellings, and in quiet resting places." Isa. 32:17, 18;

Where can such peace be found? We must begin with ourselves. True peace begins for us in our own thinking, and is evidenced through the peace we ourselves express. The spiritual understanding of God and man radiates peace. We gain this consciousness that leads to peace and harmony through our study and application of Christian Science. As Mrs. Eddy writes in Science and Health, "Christian Science brings to light Truth and its supremacy, universalharmony, the entireness of God, good, and the nothingness of evil." Science and Health, p. 293;

December 11, 1976

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