The wisdom and power of meekness

It may seem paradoxical that meekness should be the key to an understanding of God's power and an ability to reflect that healing and regenerative power. Yet meekness is the way taught by Jesus—one of the primary lessons to be learned from his words and works.

We are, in reality, ideas of the divine Mind, God. There is no other creative source or power to have an input in our formation or existence. We are God's and His alone. As His reflections we have no being or substance but Mind, Spirit. God is the only Ego. He establishes forever all identities and relationships. As the gospel writer said, "All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made." John 1:3;

Realization of these truths revealed in Christian Science brings a comforting sense of God's governance, an understanding that we are known, loved, and cared for by the source of our being. And at the same time we are brought closer to an understanding of the humility Jesus expressed when he said: "My Father is greater than I" 14:28; and "I can of mine own self do nothing." 5:30;

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The Mind of Christ
April 3, 1978

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