The peace and tranquillity of mind which men so much desire will be more fully realized as a higher sense of justice is reached in their dealings one with another.
The feeling that one has been made the victim of intentional injustice in some business transaction or personal relationship usually disturbs one's serenity of thought, if, indeed, it does not become a lingering torment, continually suggesting that one has been wronged and sometimes the desire for retaliation. Liberation from these vexing suggestions begins, however, when, through the loving persuasion of some friend, one turns away from the bitterness which so long has haunted him to the quiet contemplation of this simple statement of truth: God is just. The very thought begins at once to bring comfort to the troubled heart!
In "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" Mary Baker Eddy recognizes the claim of injustice when she writes (p. 64), "Want of uniform justice is a crying evil caused by the selfishness and inhumanity of man." Yet one who is disheartened by a sense of injustice will surely be comforted by our Leader's reminder to remember that God is just. (See Pulpit and Press, p. 7; Miscellaneous Writings, p. 2.) And it is reassuring to understand that as one abandons the human view or sense of any situation, and steadfastly invokes the spirit of Truth, he may confidently expect a righteous solution of any problem into which injustice or any other error may have entered.
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