Conquering lack

It is entirely possible for one to move through these economically challenging times undisturbed, having all he needs. In fact, one can start right now to eliminate lack from his thought and life. People have as much right to be saved from poverty as from sin and disease. And this salvation is possible through the understanding that man is the spiritual creation of God, illimitable good, and that we have the right to show forth the infinite good of our true being here and now.

Despite the world's belief that we are mortals with material needs that somehow must be supplied from without, the truth is we are God's perfect, spiritual offspring, maintained forever by Him in a state of completeness.

Numerous statements showing the illegitimacy of lack can be found in the Bible. For example, we are plainly told in Genesis I that God gave the man He created dominion over all the earth. But how very little dominion there is in struggling to eke out enough money for food and rent! The solution is to realize that we are not mortals, that our Father-Mother has made us as His spiritual expression, to express His fullness—not to grovel for good. Mrs. Eddy writes in Science and Health, "Science reveals the possibility of achieving all good, and sets mortals at work to discover what God has already done...."Science and Health, p. 260;

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Being birdlike
January 28, 1980

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