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Following the example set by the question-and-answer columns in the early Journals, when Mary Baker Eddy was Editor, this column will respond to general queries from Journal readers—such as the one above—with responses from Journal readers. It will not cover questions about how to interpret statements in Mary Baker Eddy's writings. There's more information at the end of the column about how to submit questions.


From the July 2008 issue of The Christian Science Journal

In a recent Bible Lesson (on Love) a citation from Science and Health says "Christian Science is not an exception to the general rule, that there is no excellence without labor in a direct line. One cannot scatter his fire, and at the same time hit the mark.