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30MARY BAKER EDDY

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TO FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST, IN DENVER

3Beloved Pastor and Brethren: — "As in water face answereth to face," and in love continents clasp hands, so the oneness of God includes also His presence with those

6whose hearts unite in the purposes of goodness. Of this we may be sure: that thoughts winged with peace and love breathe a silent benediction over all the earth, co-

9operate with the divine power, and brood unconsciously o'er the work of His hand.

I, as a corporeal person, am not in your midst: I, as a

12dictator, arbiter, or ruler, am not present; but I, as a mother whose heart pulsates with every throb of theirs for the welfare of her children, am present, and rejoice

15with them that rejoice.

May meekness, mercy, and love dwell forever in the hearts of those who worship in this tabernacle: then

18will they receive the heritage that God has prepared for His people,—made ready for the pure in affection, the meek in spirit, the worshipper in truth, the follower of

21good.

Thus founded upon the rock of Christ, when storm and tempest beat against this sure foundation, you,

24safely sheltered in the strong tower of hope, faith, and Love, are God's nestlings; and He will hide you in His feathers till the storm has passed. Into His haven of

27Soul there enters no element of earth to cast out angels, to silence the right intuition which guides you safely home.

30Exercise more faith in God and His spiritual means

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1and methods, than in man and his material ways and means, of establishing the Cause of Christian Science.

3If right yourself, God will confirm His inheritance. "Be not weary in well doing." Truth is restful, and Love is triumphant.

6When God went forth before His people, they were fed with manna: they marched through the wilderness: they passed through the Red Sea, untouched by the bil-

9lows. At His command, the rock became a fountain; and the land of promise, green isles of refreshment. In the words of the Psalmist, when" the Lord gave the word:

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