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earth, are the fleeting concepts of the human mind.
They have their day before the permanent facts and their
perfection in Spirit appear. The crude creations
of mortal thought must finally give place
to the glorious forms which we sometimes behold in the
camera of divine Mind, when the mental picture is spiritual
and eternal. Mortals must look beyond fading,
finite forms, if they would gain the true sense of things.
Where shall the gaze rest but in the unsearchable realm
of Mind? We must look where we would walk, and we
must act as possessing all power from Him in whom we
have our being.
As mortals gain more correct views of God and man,
multitudinous objects of creation, which before were
invisible, will become visible. When we
realize that Life is Spirit, never in nor of
matter, this understanding will expand into self-completeness,
finding all in God, good, and needing no other
(Spiritual proofs of existence)
Spirit and its formations are the only realities of being.
Matter disappears under the microscope of Spirit. Sin
is unsustained by Truth, and sickness and
death were overcome by Jesus, who proved
them to be forms of error. Spiritual living
and blessedness are the only evidences, by which we can
recognize true existence and feel the unspeakable peace
which comes from an all-absorbing spiritual love.
When we learn the way in Christian Science and recognize
man's spiritual being, we shall behold and understand
God's creation, - all the glories of earth and heaven
The universe of Spirit is peopled with spiritual beings,