An active practice

Posted on Apr 19, 2012 |

Some potential full-time practitioners of Christian Science have feared going into the practice because no patients or few patients were calling them for treatment.
In error, they let mortal mind calculate their financial prospects accordingly, and conclude that they cannot support themselves with so few patients. So they give up or don’t even try to practice for the public in the first place.
But interestingly, this is not how the practice works. It’s quite the contrary.
In the practice of Christian Science, activity is not the number of patients calling for help. It’s the amount of Truth being demonstrated every day. 
As a student of Christian Science increases his or her demonstration of Truth, activity increases. More people see their spiritual light shining and ask for some of that light to come their way. Patients call.
So, if you’re in the practice or contemplating the practice, don’t fear a lack of patients. Patients calling for help are the effect of your practice, not the source of it.
In the Christian Science practice, it’s activity first, patients second.
So be ACTIVE in Truth, and patients will be calling.

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  1. Anonymous
    April 19, 2012

    What an excellent take on this, Evan, I am truly grateful you have posted this.

  2. Anonymous
    April 19, 2012

    Hey Thanks Evan, me too,and I just love the english pnone booths. I am trying to think where you saw them.
    Food for thought here.

  3. Anonymous
    April 19, 2012

    Oh thank you. Said just the way I needed to hear it. Perfect!!

  4. Anonymous
    April 19, 2012

    Let’s just love, think, do Truth
    and have no other motive or desires.

    I tried this yesterday and WHAT a satisfying day:
    REAL conversations, obvious healing on both sides!

    Truth, after all, is not confined to…phone booths!
    Ha ha!

    Let’s be joyful in our work and lives! God loves this!


  5. Anonymous
    April 19, 2012

    So true. Thanks for this post. I was caught up in that fear once. I see that people are drawn and attracted to the light, and I agree that the more Truth we demonstrate, we will find someone who is seeking that too.


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