Not even death

There is a claim about death that could seem beyond daring and ideal, even hopelessly naive. Surely, you might think, it can’t possibly be true. But what if it is? How wonderful! How freeing! How full of hope.

“The only power of evil is to destroy itself,” Mary Baker Eddy writes. “It can never destroy one iota of good” (Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p. 186).

At first read, this is a remarkable thought. With all the evil in the world, what a relief to know that none of it, no matter how severe, can ever destroy even the smallest bit of good.

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December 3, 2012

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