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Day. The irradiance of Life; light, the spiritual idea
of Truth and Love.
"And the evening and the morning were the first day."
(Genesis i. 5.) The objects of time and sense disappear
in the illumination of spiritual understanding, and Mind
measures time according to the good that is unfolded.
This unfolding is God's day, and "there shall be no night
Death. An illusion, the lie of life in matter; the unreal
and untrue; the opposite of Life.
Matter has no life, hence it has no real existence. Mind
is immortal. The flesh, warring against Spirit; that
which frets itself free from one belief only to be fettered
by another, until every belief of life where Life is not
yields to eternal Life. Any material evidence of death is
false, for it contradicts the spiritual facts of being.
Devil. Evil; a lie; error; neither corporeality nor
mind; the opposite of Truth; a belief in sin, sickness,
and death; animal magnetism or hypnotism; the lust of
the flesh, which saith: "I am life and intelligence in
matter. There is more than one mind, for I am mind, -
a wicked mind, self-made or created by a tribal god and
put into the opposite of mind, termed matter, thence to
reproduce a mortal universe, including man, not after the
image and likeness of Spirit, but after its own image."
Dove. A symbol of divine Science; purity and peace;
hope and faith.
Dust. Nothingness; the absence of substance, life, or