21fulfil all the claims growing out of this contract, unless such claims are relinquished by mutual consent of both parties, or this contract is legally dissolved. If the man
24is dominant over the animal, he will count the conse- quences of his own conduct; will consider the effects, on himself and his progeny, of selfishness, unmerciful-
27ness, tyranny, or lust.
Trust Truth, not error; and Truth will give you all that belongs to the rights of freedom. The Hebrew bard
1wrote, "Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding." Nothing is gained
3by wrong-doing. St. Paul's words take in the situation: "Not . . . (as we be slanderously reported, and as some affirm that we say,) Let us do evil, that good may come?
6whose damnation is just."
When causing others to go astray, we also are wan- derers. "With what measure ye mete, it shall be meas-
9ured to you again." Ask yourself: Under the same circumstances, in the same spiritual ignorance and power of passion, would I be strengthened by having my best
12friend break troth with me? These words of St. Matthew have special application to Christian Scientists; namely, "It is not good to marry."
15To build on selfishness is to build on sand. When Jesus received the material rite of water baptism, he did not say that it was God's command; but implied that
18the period demanded it. Trials purify mortals and deliver them from themselves, — all the claims of sensuality. Abide by the morale of absolute Christian Science, —
21self-abnegation and purity; then Truth delivers you from the seeming power of error, and faith vested in righteous- ness triumphs!
ADVICE TO STUDENTS
The true consciousness is the true health. One says, "I find relief from pain in unconscious sleep." I say,
27You mistake; through unconsciousness one no more gains freedom from pain than immunity from evil. When unconscious of a mistake, one thinks he is not mistaken;
30but this false consciousness does not change the fact, or
1its results; suffering and mistakes recur until one is awake to their cause and character. To know the what, when,