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Are we waiting for something to happen?

From the October 2021 issue of The Christian Science Journal

Most of us spend a lot of our time waiting for something to happen. We may be waiting for a cab, a bus, a train, waiting for an appointment to take place, waiting for the food to cook, waiting for an expected message—the list is endless. 

But time itself is a belief in the measurement of a particular period, and would seem to cut us off from the spiritual, ever-present now. It relates to the movement of material things, one example being the revolution of the Earth around the sun. It relates to variable states of being such as a past, present, and future. It also has the characteristic of controlling our lives by making us slaves to its demands. It tends to dictate action. It defines life as limited, subject to its discretion.

This is not what God, the creator of all, ordained. Infinitude is the “measure” or “dimension” of divine Mind, which has no interruption or restriction, and always functions harmoniously. So how we approach the concept of time is of great importance to us, especially as it relates to our prayers and healing work.

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