Increased income of love

The natural beauty of the Alaskan Kenai Peninsula has been captured by the TV reality show Alaska: The Last Frontier. The show features a family who has been homesteading there for generations. They raise their own cattle, grow their own vegetables, and hunt and fish to sustain their lifestyle of living off the land.

Their resourcefulness reminded me of this statement by Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science: “God gives you His spiritual ideas, and in turn, they give you daily supplies” (Miscellaneous Writings 1883–1896, p. 307). Being open to spiritual ideas from God, enables us to discern inspired ideas that lead to our needs being met. 

Jesus inherently knew that, and it is brought out in his prayer, the Lord’s Prayer, in the verse, “Give us this day our daily bread” (Matthew 6:11). In Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, Mrs. Eddy interprets this verse spiritually: “Give us grace for to-day; feed the famished affections” (p. 17).

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No heart for resentment
June 27, 2016

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