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From the October 1949 issue of The Christian Science Journal

THE one all-inclusive God can never know frustration or inactivity. Deity being omniactive Life, His creation cannot become stagnant, but must be rightly active. It consists of spiritual ideas, which abide in divine Mind and are forever unfolding harmoniously according to divine law. It would be impossible for God to create ideas that were deficient or capable of functioning imperfectly. The understanding that Love constantly controls and eternally provides for its ideas can be applied daily.

More than thirty-five years ago the employees of the old Boston Elevated Railway Company were on strike. Two friends of the writer's who needed to go downtown to the courthouse started to walk in from the outskirts. On their way a chauffeur stopped his car to offer them a ride. He was not going downtown he explained— only halfway—but would be glad to take them that distance. The husband answered that they would be happy to accept.

His wife said nothing but thought: "Love never takes anyone halfway. Love takes us all the way." Immediately she recognized this as an angel message and said, "Thank You, Father; that's all I need." While she was gratefully pondering the spiritual fact that Love's purpose is always fully accomplished, that the Father glorifies the son completely, that in any situation, whatever stems from Principle is finished by Principle, the chauffeur called out, "This is halfway, but I have time to take you all the way and would be glad to do so."

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