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From the August 1963 issue of The Christian Science Journal

The success of many human endeavors depends upon what is termed "perfect timing." This is an important factor in such activities as the launching of missiles and rockets, transportation schedules, business transactions, athletics, acrobatics, and theatrical performances. But what appears as perfect timing in human affairs only hints the divine order of the universe, including man. This divine order permeates the minutiae of all creation.

We sometimes hear the expression, "Too little and too late." But this can never be true under God's government. Nor can there be too much and too soon. In Christian Science there is precision and perfection in all activity because God is all-acting. A spiritual understanding of God as the source of all right activity solves the human problems of delay, surpluses, inaction, over-action, or impaired action.

Mrs. Eddy, speaking of God as All, says: "Now this self-same God is our helper. He pities us. He has mercy upon us, and guides every event of our careers" (Unity of Good, pp. 3, 4). Since God "guides every event of our careers," perfect timing must be demonstrable in all our affairs. God's direction is unerring.

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