God gives you His spiritual ideas, and in turn, they give you daily supplies. Never ask for to-morrow: it is enough that divine Love is an ever-present help; and if you wait, never doubting, you will have all you need every moment. What a glorious inheritance is given to us through the understanding of omnipresent Love! More we cannot ask: more we do not want: more we cannot have. This sweet assurance is the "Peace, be still" to all human fears, to suffering of every sort.

—Mary Baker Eddy, Miscellaneous Writings 1883–1896, p. 307

A spirituality.com live chat a few weeks ago featured J. Edward ("Ned") Odegaard, a Christian Science practitioner who spent over 20 years as an investment banker with J. P. Morgan. He is now Treasurer of The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, Massachusetts. The interview below includes a selection of the questions listeners asked during the chat, and excerpts from Ned's responses. To hear the whole chat, go to www.spirituality.com/chats/economy.

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