If you’d like to have a better experience with your eyes, be sure to use them for their intended purpose. To see spiritual reality!
In the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, Mary Baker Eddy defines eyes as “Spiritual discernment, — not material but mental” (p. 586).
Spiritual discernment is the activity of discerning spiritual reality.
When you look at your spouse, do you see a heavenly being? When you view your neighbor, do you see an unflawed child of God? When you go to work, are you seeing God’s awesome helpers all around? Are you seeing spiritual reality? That’s what your eyes are for, to see spiritual reality.
If you’re seeing the opposite of reality, such as ugliness, flawed character traits, shortcomings, personalities to criticize, and reasons to be angry, you are not using your eyes. Thought has descended into mortal mind darkness where the view of reality is marred, obstructed, unhealthy and even absent.
The cure for the unhealthy view is to use your eyes for their intended purpose, to see spiritual reality. Look for God’s creation! Look for God’s child! Look for the good. It’s always here to see, and the view of it, when discerned spiritually, is always clear.
Blurry vision is mortal mind trying to see reality through the lens of matter.
Clear vision is the Mind of God revealing reality to us through spiritual discernment.
Use your spiritual eyes today, and enjoy the clear vision of God’s reality they reveal!