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3    My Beloved Students: — Another year has rolled on, another annual meeting has convened, another space of time has been given us, and has another duty been done 6and another victory won for time and eternity? Do you meet in unity, preferring one another, and demonstrating the divine Principle of Christian Science? Have you 9improved past hours, and ladened them with records worthy to be borne heavenward? Have you learned that sin is inadmissible, and indicates a small mind? 12Do you manifest love for those that hate you and despitefully use you?

    The man of integrity is one who makes it his constant 15rule to follow the road of duty, according as Truth and the voice of his conscience point it out to him. He is not guided merely by affections which may some time give 18the color of virtue to a loose and unstable character.

    The upright man is guided by a fixed Principle, which destines him to do nothing but what is honorable, and to 21abhor whatever is base or unworthy; hence we find him ever the same, — at all times the trusty friend, the affectionate relative, the conscientious man of business, the 24pious worker, the public-spirited citizen.

    He assumes no borrowed appearance. He seeks no mask to cover him, for he acts no studied part; but he 27is indeed what he appears to be, — full of truth, candor, and humanity. In all his pursuits, he knows no path but the fair, open, and direct one, and would much rather 30fail of success than attain it by reproachable means. He 148 148:1never shows us a smiling countenance while he meditates evil against us in his heart. We shall never find one part 3of his character at variance with another.

Lovingly yours,
Mary Baker Eddy
6Sept. 30, 1895

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