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GUARDING OUR TREASURE

From the January 1934 issue of The Christian Science Journal


MOST people wish to have their houses made secure against unauthorized intruders, for they own things which are of value to them, and desire to keep their treasures safely. In wishing to maintain our own possessions in security none of us would deprive another of what he lawfully owns, The commandment, "Thou shalt not steal," has been taught us from early youth; and we have learned to recognize as dishonest, thoughts of envy, greed, or the belief that others have more than we have.