ONE of the hampering beliefs sometimes held by persons who are seeking employment, or contemplating a change of occupation, is that they should have to continue in work of the same general character as that in which they have been engaged, and for which they may have been especially qualified by training or experience. This sense of limitation usually presupposes another and more deep-seated belief, namely, that one's ability is dependent upon an intelligence all one's own, a belief which implies the existence of a mind apart from and independent of the one infinite divine Mind, God.
In "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" (p. 204) Mrs. Eddy states that "in Science it can never be said that man has a mind of his own, distinct from God, the all Mind." By this unequivocal declaration it is shown that the belief of a personal, limited mind is directly opposed to the teachings of Christian Science.
Since God is Mind, and man, according to Scripture, is the image and likeness of God, man must of necessity reflect divine Mind. Man's heritage, therefore, includes the glorious privilege of reflecting the wisdom of the all-knowing God; and God's knowledge being all-inclusive, it follows that proficiency in any and all rightful human endeavor results from the capacity to reflect, in some degree, the wisdom of infinite Mind. The human consciousness which is being unshackled from erroneous beliefs of limitation through the unfoldment of this truth is perceiving and utilizing in a measure the attributes of God, which include intelligence and wisdom.