Mind is not a battleground

Sometimes we may feel we are in the middle of a battle, that we are pulled one way by evil impulses and then the other way by loftier urgings. We can be more than a passive object of contention in such conflicts when we realize there is no real power opposed to God.

Whatever seems to oppose divine good is a product of mortal, material sense, of a would-be mind apart from the one divine Mind. Mrs. Eddy says: "This lower, misnamed mind is a false claim, a suppositional mind, which I prefer to call mortal mind, True Mind is immortal." Unity of Good, p. 32; We can see through the lies of mortal thinking and dismiss them as we acknowledge that all that is real and good in our consciousness is an expression of the divine Mind, the only Mind.

The carnal mind has no creator, no creative force. It cannot attach itself to man's consciousness, cannot penetrate it, was never in it, because man is spiritual, reflecting divine intelligence.

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Shifting obstacles with truth
November 13, 1978

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