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How is our own economy?

From the April 1979 issue of The Christian Science Journal


The state of the local, national, or world economy need not affect us adversely if we are spiritually minding our own economy. We live abundantly as we gain the Christly understanding of God as our Life, unrestricted, infinite. Our resources, when spiritually discerned as attributes of eternal Life, are unfailing.

Man, manifesting this Life, expresses abundance as well as intelligence, integrity, and health. Total employment is the mandate for omniactive Mind's active image.

For an encouraging example we can look to the best practicing economist who ever lived, Christ Jesus. Employment was as natural as breathing to Jesus, and he apparently never lacked for the human necessities of food, clothing, shelter, transportation, even tax money. His awareness that he was never alone but always with the Father attracted disciples and friends. He had a gift with words, and with silence. He maintained unhurried activity on a schedule loose enough to allow for prayer and for the unexpected. He was alert and purposeful, never losing anything, even time, but rather helping others gain a correct sense of health, identity, security, and spiritual understanding. Jesus promised all who followed him, "I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly."John 10:10;

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