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in its proper
signification will perform the sudden cures of which it is capable; but this
can be done only by taking up the cross and following Christ in the daily
Science can heal the sick, who are absent from their healers, as well as
those present, since space is no obstacle to Mind. Immortal Mind heals what
eye hath not seen; but the spiritual capacity to apprehend thought and to
heal by the Truth-power, is won only as man is found, not in
self-righteousness, but reflecting the divine nature.
Every medical method has its advocates. The preference of mortal mind for a
certain method creates a demand for that method, and the body then seems to
require such treatment. You can even educate a healthy horse so far in
physiology that he will take cold without his blanket, whereas the wild
animal, left to his instincts, sniffs the wind with delight. The epizootic
is a humanly evolved ailment, which a wild horse might never have.
Treatises on anatomy, physiology, and health, sustained by what is termed
material law, are the promoters of sickness and disease. It should not be
proverbial, that so long as you read medical works you will be sick.
matron - studying her Jahr with homoeopathic pellet and powder in hand,
ready to put you into a sweat, to move the bowels, or to produce sleep - is
unwittingly sowing the seeds of reliance on matter, and her household may
erelong reap the effect of this mistake.
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