Finding a home

Originally published in the March 15, 1978 issue of The Christian Science Monitor

A small boy was being pitied because he and his family were living in a hotel. He replied, “Oh, but we do have a home. It's just that we haven't anywhere to put it at the moment.”

That little boy may have felt instinctively at least some of the wonderful truth that man's real home is not a material structure but ever-present, divine Love—God. Mary Baker Eddy, who discovered and founded Christian Science, writes in her textbook Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, “Pilgrim on earth, thy home is heaven; stranger, thou art the guest of God.” Science and Health, p. 254

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