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New appreciation for Grandma
Originally appeared on spirituality.com
In her autobiography, Mary Baker Eddy wrote: “Mere historic incidents and personal events are frivolous and of no moment, unless they illustrate the ethics of Truth. . . .The human history needs to be revised, and the material record expunged” (Retrospection and Introspection, pp. 21-22).
Human history has its ups and downs; however, when we fully understand our oneness with God, there is solid, constant harmony that has nothing to do with a fluctuating material record. Ridding oneself of past human baggage brings peace to our lives.
Recently, as I listened to our organist play the old tune “Harbor Lights” at our Wednesday church meeting, I was fondly reminded of my grandmother whom we called Mamama. (Yes, that’s really what we called her! In kindergarten I got into trouble with the teacher for “misspelling” her name with the extra m).
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