Mary Baker Eddy

Mary Baker

American Founder of Christian Science, a Protestant American system of religious thought and practice adopted by the Church of Christ

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Disease is an experience of a so-called mortal mind. It is fear made manifest on the body.

Know thyself, and God will supply the wisdom and the occasion for a victory over evil.

Divine Love always has met and always will meet every human need.

Lulled by stupefying illusions, the world is asleep in the cradle of infancy, dreaming away the hours.

Every law of matter or the body, supposed to govern man,is rendered null and void by the law of Life, God.

Prayer is not to be used as a confessional, to cancel sin. Such an error would impede true religion. Sin is forgiven only as it is destroyed by Christ Truth and Light.

Evil thoughts, lusts, and malicious purposes cannot go forth, like wandering pollen, from one human mind to another, finding unsuspected lodgment, if virtue and truth build a strong defense.

Reject hatred without hating.

Experience teaches us that we do not always receive the blessings we ask for in prayer.

Sin brought death, and death will disappear with the disappearance of sin.

Father-Mother is the name for Deity, which indicates His tender relationship to His spiritual creation.

Sin makes its own hell, and goodness its own heaven.

For those leaning on the sustaining infinite, today is big with blessings.

Sorrow has its reward. It never leaves us where it found us.

God is incorporeal, divine, supreme, infinite Mind, Spirit, Soul, Principle, life, Truth, Love.

The admission to one?s self that man is God?s own likeness sets man free to master the infinite idea.

God is universal; confined to no spot, defined by no dogma, appropriated by no sect.

The material blood of Jesus was no more efficacious to cleanse from sin when it was shed upon 'the accursed tree,' than when it was flowing in his veins as he went daily about his Father's business.

Great mischief comes from attempts to steady other people's altars.

The theory of three person in one God (that is, a personal Trinity or Tri-unity) suggests polytheism, rather than the one ever-present I AM.... Jesus Christ is not God, as Jesus himself declared, but is the Son of God.

Home is the dearest spot on earth, and it should be the centre, but not the boundary, of the affections.

The time for thinkers has come.

A scientific mental method is more sanitary than the use of drugs, and such a mental method produces permanent health.

I would no more quarrel with a man because of his religion than I would because of his art.

There should be painless progression, attended by life and peace....Mortals will some day assert their freedom in the name of Almighty God....Dropping their present beliefs, they will recognize harmony and as the spiritual reality and discord as the material unreality. Chapter VII pp. 224 and 228 Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures

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American Founder of Christian Science, a Protestant American system of religious thought and practice adopted by the Church of Christ