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    To remedy this, we must first turn our gaze in the right direction, and then walk that way. We must form perfect 27Perfect modelsmodels in thought and look at them continually, or we shall never carve them out in grand and noble lives. Let unselfishness, goodness, mercy, justice, 30health, holiness, love — the kingdom of heaven — reign within us, and sin, disease, and death will diminish until they finally disappear.

249:1    Let us accept Science, relinquish all theories based on sense-testimony, give up imperfect models and illusive 3ideals; and so let us have one God, one Mind, and that one perfect, producing His own models of excellence.

    Let the “male and female” of God’s creating appear. 6Let us feel the divine energy of Spirit, bringing us into Renewed selfhoodnewness of life and recognizing no mortal nor material power as able to destroy. Let us re9joice that we are subject to the divine “powers that be.” Such is the true Science of being. Any other theory of Life, or God, is delusive and mythological.

12    Mind is not the author of matter, and the creator of ideas is not the creator of illusions. Either there is no omnipotence, or omnipotence is the only power. God is 15the infinite, and infinity never began, will never end, and includes nothing unlike God. Whence then is soulless matter?

18    Life is, like Christ, “the same yesterday, and to-day, and forever.” Organization and time have nothing to do Illusive dreamswith Life. You say, “I dreamed last night.” 21What a mistake is that! The I is Spirit. God never slumbers, and His likeness never dreams. Mortals are the Adam dreamers.

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