Advertisement

Everyday Spirituality

Everyday Spirituality

System of Divine Science Intact

While always controversial, Mary Baker Eddy’s theories have been exceptionally influential in Mind-healing. The impact of this 19th century spiritual leader remains extraordinary. Eddy formulated her theories within the framework of what she termed, divine Science, a.k.a. Christian Science. Her system, outlined in her main book, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, was put into place as a foundation on which resilient structures would and could be built. But new generations of church leaders did not extend the idea and consequently, the basic core values of Christian Science were smothered by rituals and poor judgments. Fortunately, the system of divine Science is not answerable to the structures implanted on its foundation. Individual persons can access Mind-healing through spiritual knowledge and inspiration.

Advertisement

Divine Science is a means of discovery, a discovery not of the physical measurable stuff, but of the immeasurable ideals, such as the discovery of infinite Mind, principled Love, or immortality. As the metaphysical knowledge is digested, it can be found to be pragmatic and useful in everyday life.

The metaphysics of Christian Science did not originate with Eddy, who herself recognized the intrinsic law of Mind-healing was, and always will be, effective throughout history. The core values of divine Science can be detected in many cultures and religions around the world, even if not fully internalized or realized.

Advertisement

The purview of spirituality includes Mind-healing which is available to people of all faiths and backgrounds, even if slow to translate into practice. Metaphysical healing through prayer and meditation is leading the collective consciousness to admit its validity and find less intrusive means of healing. The extant system of divine metaphysics can be, and is, tapped into and utilized every day to promote spiritual growth and health. All the rituals and poor judgments in the world can’t stop the system of divine Science and its healing effect.

Click to view

Previous Posts

Four things NOT to do on Valentine’s Day
Don’t think you have to eat out at a fancy restaurant. The tradition of eating someplace extraordinary requires reservations and yes, waiting, because so many other people are doing the same thing on Valentine’s Day. You can instead eat ...

posted 8:03:34pm Feb. 02, 2016 | read full post »

Religion today, part VII
Now that the word Islam no longer terrifies me, I can stand up against Islamophobia with understanding. From, 21st Century Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, we read, "Christian Science requires us to improve our intentions. ...

posted 7:50:26am Jan. 25, 2016 | read full post »

Islamic image today, part VI
After getting know better my neighboring Muslims, my concept of Islam was detaching from the “unknown” or “scary” and attaching to peace and joy. Spirituality became the focus rather than religion. To stereotype a religion is to ...

posted 7:45:40am Jan. 20, 2016 | read full post »

The Islam image today, part V
At the Muslim Sufi Center, I was taken under the wings of two women, I’ll call them S and K. They explained what everyone was doing as the evening progressed. I was introduced to Shaykh Hoja then we all sat on the floor to listen to the ...

posted 7:39:08am Jan. 15, 2016 | read full post »

Dealing with the Islamic image today, part IV
The famous “bell graph” comes to mind when I’m breaking down misconceptions and stereotypes. The graph line starts low, rises, peaks, tapers off, and ends low. At the low points are extremes. There are extreme thinkers inside as well as ...

posted 7:28:48am Jan. 10, 2016 | read full post »

Advertisement


Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.