Color the grass green and the sky blue

Have you observed anything beautiful lately?

The qualities of beauty, truth, and goodness—having their source in God—are immortal.

As we progress in the study of Christian Science, does our fervor tempt us into seeing good only in absolute terms? In Psalms we read, "Let the field be joyful, and all that is therein: then shall all the trees of the wood rejoice before the Lord." Ps. 96:12, 13. Taking this in its spiritual significance, we understand that the good in nature gives hints of the attributes of God transcending the so-called laws of matter. Disavowing good in human experience would tend to nullify the command urged by Jesus, "Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself," Matt. 19:19. and to ignore the inference in the Gospel of John, "God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son ...." John 3:16.

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I am free
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