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are both prolific sources of sickness. As mortal mind is the husbandman of
error, it should be taught to do the body no harm and to uproot its false
The patient sufferer tries to be satisfied when he sees his would-be healers
busy, and his faith in their efforts is somewhat helpful to them and to
himself; but in Science one must understand the resuscitating law of Life.
This is the seed within itself bearing fruit after its kind, spoken of in
Genesis. Physicians should not deport themselves as if Mind were
non-existent, nor take the ground that all causation is matter, instead of
Mind. Ignorant that the human mind governs the body, its phenomenon, the
invalid may unwittingly add more fear to the mental reservoir already
overflowing with that emotion.
Doctors should not implant disease in the thoughts of their patients, as
they so frequently do, by declaring disease to be a fixed fact, even before
they go to work to eradicate the disease through the material faith which
they inspire. Instead of furnishing thought with fear, they should try to
correct this turbulent element of mortal mind by the influence of divine
Love which casteth out fear.
When man is
governed by God, the ever-present Mind who understands all things, man knows
that with God all things are possible. The only way to this living Truth,
which heals the sick, is found in the Science of divine Mind as taught and
demonstrated by Christ Jesus.
To reduce inflammation, dissolve a tumor, or cure organic disease, I have
found divine Truth more potent than