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From the June 1961 issue of The Christian Science Journal

What greater privilege could there be than that of seeing God? This privilege is denied no one. Christ Jesus taught, "Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God" (Matt. 5:8). Christian Science opens the way to enjoying this privilege. In Science and Health, Mrs. Eddy writes (pp. 300, 301): "The universe reflects and expresses the divine substance or Mind; therefore God is seen only in the spiritual universe and spiritual man, as the sun is seen in the ray of light which goes out from it. God is revealed only in that which reflects Life, Truth, Love,— yea, which manifests God's attributes and power, even as the human likeness thrown upon the mirror, repeats the color, form, and action of the person in front of the mirror."

Life, Truth, and Love are synonyms for God, and the real man is His reflection. We may enjoy the privilege of seeing God as we learn to see and practice seeing God's reflection.

This may not always seem easy to do, because we ourselves and the people we live with and deal with often appear to be anything but reflections of Life, Truth, and Love. But through Christian Science we learn that what does not reflect God is unreal. God and His reflection constitute the whole of true being. All that is not God or His reflection is false. It is unreal; therefore its appearance is illusion.

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