I am of more me than you are

(Someone's cry to be himself, penciled on a historic building.)

Unusual, but an understatement.

Christian Science lays great stress on the fact that God is infinite in self-expression. And the uncountable ideas that are the outcome of the divine cause are distinct and durable— permanent, in fact. Not a mortal personality, our genuine individuality comes from God, divine Soul.

Such spiritual facts have practical implications. They provide a basis for better government, government that respects individual rights. They give us a basis for protecting ourselves against the unhelpful influence of others. And they inhibit any tendency we may have to meddle in the affairs of members of our family or of our church. They check our envy of what other people have, helping us to see that our own true selfhood is as whole and ideal as that of those we might envy. The scientific truth of God and man is the basis of bringing to our contacts the spirit of "I behaved myself as though he had been my friend or brother." Ps. 35:14;

Comfort for parents who think they've failed
October 23, 1978

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