The Boundless Possibilities of this Present Moment

This moment—now—is extending to you endless possibilities for good. How can you identify and enjoy those possibilities? By being willing to admit a more spiritual sense of what you are and of what is taking place within and around you.

We see horizonless opportunities here and now as we gain a clearer understanding that God is infinite Life and man His infinite expression. We enjoy those opportunities as we identify ourselves as Life's man rather than as a man of matter and restriction. In reality there never was a moment, and there never can be a moment, in which we are less than the infinite idea of immortal Life. Man, Christian Science insists, is not a mortal waiting for good but is the unchanging and everlasting evidence that God is ceaseless good. In absolute truth, infinite good can never fluctuate, never vary in quality or quantity. By spiritually scientific definition, boundless good is never trapped within a finite moment nor held to one place.

Suppose someone is caught in a tangled thicket of difficulties. He can start being extricated. This is the possibility of this moment, whether his problems seem to be physical or moral or both. Under the encouraging marginal heading "Right endeavor possible," Mary Baker Eddy writes this in Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures: "If you believe in and practise wrong knowingly, you can at once change your course and do right. Matter can make no opposition to right endeavors against sin or sickness, for matter is inert, mindless. Also, if you believe yourself diseased, you can alter this wrong belief and action without hindrance from the body." Science and Health, p. 253;

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Consenting to Health
February 28, 1976

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