Concord ExpressA Christian Science Study Resource
21 “The work done by the surgeon is the last healing that will be vouchsafed to us, or rather attained by us, as we near a state of spiritual perfection. At present I am 24conservative about advice on surgical cases.”
“Oh, we cannot oppose them. They all tend to newer, 27finer, more etherealized ways of living. They seek the finer essences. They light the way to the Church of Christ. We use them, we make them our figures of speech. 30They are preparing the way for us.”
We talked on many subjects, some only of which are here touched upon, and her views, strictly and always 346 346:1from the standpoint of Christian Science, were continu‐ally surprising. She talks as one who has lived with her 3subject for a lifetime, — an ordinary lifetime; and so far from being puzzled by any question, welcomes it as another opportunity for presenting another view of her 6religion.
Those who have been anticipating nature and declaring Mrs. Eddy non-existent may learn authoritatively from 9the Herald that she is in the flesh and in health. Soon after I reached Concord on my return from Pleasant View, Mrs. Eddy’s carriage drove into town and made 12several turns about the court-house before returning. She was inside, and as she passed me the same ex‐pression of looking forward, thinking, thinking, was on 15her face.