Eliminating mental disasters

Earthquake predictions and fears had reached a new high. Maps of the San Andreas fault and other potential trouble spots indicated fault lines zigzagging off in all directions. Our own house appeared precariously located.

Panic time? No! Time for spiritual reassurance. I opened the Bible. "The world also is stablished, that it cannot be moved." Ps. 93: 1. "And my people shall dwell in a peaceable habitation, and in sure dwellings, and in quiet resting places." Isa. 32: 18. Then I turned to Science and Health by Mrs. Eddy. "There is no vapid fury of mortal mind—expressed in earthquake, wind, wave, lightning, fire, bestial ferocity—and this so-called mind is self destroyed.... Christian Science brings to light Truth and its supremacy, universal harmony, the entireness of God, good, and the nothingness of evil." Science and Health, p. 293. As I pondered these truths, I found my fear of this threat lessening until I was completely at peace.

The symphony
July 9, 1984

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