"Doing good to my fellowman...had to begin in my own consciousness, and…start with prayer…to be both practical and safe."

Disappointed that nobody stopped to help when her car broke down on a busy highway, this writer felt angry. As she prayed to more deeply understand the parable of the good Samaritan, she gradually found that self-pity was replaced with genuine gratitude for any evidence of good. Read about her experience.

"Which now of these three, thinkest thou, was neighbour unto him that fell among the thieves? And he said, He that shewed mercy on him. Then said Jesus unto him, Go, and do thou likewise."
Christ Jesus
Luke 10:36, 37
"At all times and under all circumstances, overcome evil with good. Know thyself, and God will supply the wisdom and the occasion for a victory over evil."
Mary Baker Eddy
Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p.571
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