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Choose good as the reality!

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Announcements Forums Reality — September 27th, 2020 Choose good as the reality!

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    spencel
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    “The Bible declares: ‘All things were made by Him [the divine Word]; and without Him was not anything made that was made.’ This is the eternal verity of divine Science. If sin, sickness, and death were understood as nothingness, they would disappear. As vapor melts before the sun, so evil would vanish before the reality of good. One must hide the other. How important, then, to choose good as the reality!” From Science and Health by Mary Baker Eddy, page, 480

    During last Sunday’s Roundtable, “Two Essential Ingredients for Healing” had a lot of instruction regarding praising God.
    A few of the things that were said:
    Don’t rob God of a grateful heart. If you are not grateful to God you don’t know God. If you don’t have something to be grateful for on Wednesday then something is wrong. There are two essential ingredients to healing “joy and gratitude.” We need to be contented no matter what situation we are in. This gratitude is deep part of you not a superficial expression.
    What I took away was to make sure that I truly was feeling genuine joy and gratitude for God and to counteract any ingratitude or lack of joy trying to enter thought. Do not let error block the flow of good. Be grateful, sing hymns, praise God. “Choose good as the reality!”

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    JoanneF
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    Thank you, Lynda. This morning I said to myself: “Today I choose good.”
    In thinking more about this choice, the word “election” came to mind. Webster’s 1828 Dictionary defines “election” as “Divine choice; voluntary preference; free will; liberty to act or not; discernment; discrimination; distinction.” This lesson on Reality is all about electing to choose good as our thinking. This is what we have been elected or chosen by God to do. This is the only true election going on,

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