Accession: A10768
Editorial Title: Touch not; taste not; handle not
Author: Mary Baker Eddy 
Date: unknown
Manuscript Description: Handwritten in pencil on unlined paper by Mary Baker Eddy.
Archival Note: Archivists have not yet determined the date of this sermon or where it was given.
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ColossiansAs Written:Col. 2ndAs Written:2ond 21

Touch not taste not handle notCol 2:21 (Touch not; taste not; handle not;

Sub. A mother in the flesh and a Mother in Spirit

The fleshly motherAs Written:m. teaches her child not to put his hand in the blaze of gaze that looks so prettily to the infant gaze streaming up as by magic from a tiny jet touch not She says to her child now mind this is medicine in the wine cup the doctors say so it liquor and quinine your father drinks that but it should kill you taste not She says you must creep baby it would bind your little limbs to walk too soon You mustAs Written:mus sleep baby or it makes you cross and sick to lose your nap etc etc etc

The Mother in spirit so Oh my God tell us what are her tasks, show us one millionth part of what she shall do to the middle aged man, or the man with hoary hair, or curb the youth born on by the head strong currents that draw him or weanAs Written:ween him away from God This Truth pale with the momentous impulse to say nothing when she should most speak Begins by saying I know you will despiseAs Written:dispise my uncalled for warning I know you cannot see that I know more than you do

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Col.Expanded:Colossians 2ondOriginal:2nd 21

Touch not taste not handle notCol 2:21 (Touch not; taste not; handle not;

Sub. A mother in the flesh and a Mother in Spirit

The fleshly m.Expanded:mother teaches her child not to put his hand in the blaze of gaze that looks so prettily to the infant gaze streaming up as by magic from a tiny jet touch not She says to her child now mind this is medicine in the wine cup the doctors say so it liquor and quinine your father drinks that but it should kill you taste not She says you must creep baby it would bind your little limbs to walk too soon You musCorrected:must sleep baby or it makes you cross and sick to lose your nap etc etc etc

The Mother in spirit so Oh my God tell us what are her tasks, show us one millionth part of what she shall do to strat the middle aged man, or or the man or him with hoary hair, or worse than all curb the youth in the born on by the head strong currents away from that draw him or weenCorrected:wean him away from God This Truth pale with the momentous impulse to say nothing when she should most speak or Begins by saying I know you will dispiseCorrected:despise my uncalled for warning I know you cannot see that I know more than you do