Knowing what to believe

We may not always have a choice about what we hear from others. But we can always choose to listen to and accept only the facts of spiritual reality.

"In my opinion ...." Just seeing these words makes some people cringe! The world seems to be full of opinions and full of those who can't wait to share them. And at times it is difficult to know whom or what to believe.

Even though we may often recognize opinions for what they are, don't we all allow ourselves to be pushed around by them more often than we really want to be—more often maybe than we even realize? Perhaps this happens because we're not always sure about what is opinion and what is fact.

What about a dire weather forecast, some doomsday prediction, or even a prognosis of disease? Many would say these are more than opinions; they have their basis in fact. But is this necessarily true?

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FROM THE Directors
May 30, 1988

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