And this is resurrection!

Sepulcher, stone, resurrection. These three words, so generally associated with the Easter season, could represent stages of individual consciousness and steps of spiritual progress. In the proportion that we emerge from the sepulcher of mortal thinking, we are able to remove the stone—the stubborn beliefs of the carnal mind. Then we begin to experience resurrection.

In the Christian Science textbook Mary Baker Eddy defines "resurrection" as "spiritualization of thought; a new and higher idea of immortality, or spiritual existence; material belief yielding to spiritual understanding." Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p. 593; And where does this "spiritualization of thought" take place? In individual consciousness.

In Miscellaneous Writings Mrs. Eddy, who discovered and founded Christian Science, poses this question: "What is it that seems a stone between us and the resurrection morning?" And she answers succinctly, "It is the belief of mind in matter." Mis., p. 179;

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Healing through self-immolation
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