An important journey

When traveling abroad we are usually required to carry a passport or identity card. In fact, it is unusual for anyone to go anywhere these days without positive identification.

But the description, listed for instance on a driver's license, doesn't really tell who we are—the real man of God's making. How do we accurately identify this real man? Mrs. Eddy answers this in part as follows: "To the five corporeal senses, man appears to be matter and mind united; but Christian Science reveals man as the idea of God, and declares the corporeal senses to be mortal and erring illusions." Science and Health, p. 477;

For each of us the most important journey—a vital and sometimes difficult passage—is the progression from identification of ourselves as physical human beings to recognition of our true being as God's idea.

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