There exists a belief among a large class of people, that Christian Science is useful only in cases of nervous diseases, or where there is only an imaginary cause. The following experience, given by a student who finished a course at the Metaphysical College about six months ago, of a case she was called to treat, may be of interest in proof of the ability of Christian Science to meet emergencies where there is an acute attack.
Walking through one of our large dry-goods stores in Boston the other day, I observed how each of the clerks seemed to be on the alert to attract and please their customers. They appeared to have an individual interest and responsibility in selling their goods; and although there were probably about two hundred of them, there was no confusion, collision or rivalry.
Those who have enjoyed the benefits of Christian healing should not be afraid to speak in its favor. They should herald the glad tidings everywhere, that others may know and be benefited in their turn.
Letters lately received from western cities, and especially from the city of Chicago, by members of the Christian Science Association of Boston, contain the singular statement that "it has been represented by some practitioners of mental healing, in those cities, that the book, "Science and Health," is not for sale to any but students of Christian Science, either as personal students of the author of the work, or of the graduates of her college in Boston. " None of the graduates of Mrs.
Who is the man who knows the flower? Is it he who plucks, and dissects, and classifies? or he who, seeing the blossom floating on the summer air, glistening in the sunlight, feels a tender, thrilling recognition of that beauty, which is the good gift of a good and loving God? And who is the man who knows a word? "Why it lies there on the paper,—a mere word. " You have spoken it a thousand times.
Custom renders palatable to the cannibal the dainty flesh of human kind, even as it does that of animal flesh to the palate of civilized eaters. The writer, a few years ago, thought nothing of dining off the corpses of hogs, oxen, sheep, &c.
Not long since, a lady entered the office of a well known dentist in a neighboring city, to have some teeth extracted, but decided she could not endure the pain without the aid of some stupefying agent. She accordingly chose gas.
This age seems reaching out towards the perfect Principle of things; pushing towards perfection in art, inventions and manufactures. Why, then, should religion be stereotyped, and we not obtain a more perfect and practical Christianity? It will never do to be behind the times in things most essential, which proceed from the standard of right that regulates human inventions.
The ambitious author of the libellous article in the Daily Advertiser of Jan. 16, with the above caption, lost his fire under the opprobrium of ignorance or malice.
Has services every Sunday, at Hawthorne Rooms, 2 Park St. Bible Lessons, pointing to Christian Healing, by the pastor, Mary B.