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No longer in prison
“Sooner or later we shall learn
that the fetters of man’s finite capacity
are forged by the illusion
that he lives in body instead of in Soul,
in matter instead of in Spirit.” 1
They come in all shapes and sizes.
They might be literal chains and handcuffs
or they might be limitations on
walking, seeing, hearing, recalling . . .
They could be fetters of financial limitation as well,
but they pose as things instead of thoughts.
They tell us we live in a material body and are limited by that very body,
that our good comes from people and things and can be taken from us
by people and things.
What a relief it is to know
that we live in Spirit, not matter—
that the only actual problems
are those we believe we have.
Does it sound too good to be true?
Then are you ready to get out of prison?
1 Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p. 223
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