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Spiritual rationality and free thought

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Announcements Forums Truth – July 22nd, 2018 Spiritual rationality and free thought

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    bruce
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    With this subject of Truth this week, it is easy to see how vital is this statement from Science and Health, “Spiritual rationality and free thought accompany approaching Science, and cannot be put down.” Rationalizing typically means trying to justify our own personal opinions and preferences, which does not end well. In the valley of humility there is restoration to the reign of Soul. There is also a clarity that reasons from the standpoint of divine intelligence. In an absolute sense, all of truth is already known, since Mind expresses itself as man. So all the human rationalizing is nothing but smoke screen, which gets blown away by the winds of truth. “To live so as to keep human consciousness in constant relation with the divine, the Spiritual, and the eternal, is to individualize infinite power; and this is Christian Science.” Miscellany 160: 5-8, Mary Baker Eddy

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    Susanne
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    I love this post–because reading it flexes my spiritual muscles, and reflects the strong teaching that goes on in this church. Wonderful food for thought. Thank you Bruce!

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