Accession: L02476
Editorial Title: Mary Baker Eddy to Clara E. Choate, June 8, 1880
Author: Mary Baker Eddy 
Recipient: Clara E. Choate 
Date: June 8, 1880 - archivist estimate
Manuscript Description: Handwritten by Mary Baker Eddy.
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My dear Student

I stoppedAs Written:stop’d right in the midst of my interpretation of the scripturesEditorial Note: This is possibly a reference to a “Key to the Scriptures,” which Mary Baker Eddy added to Science and Health in the Sixth Edition, published in 1883. for my bookEditorial Note: Science and Health, to read your letterEditorial Note: This letter is not extant., and now further stop in the midst of my tears of gratitude over your letterEditorial Note: This letter is not extant. to write you a word.

You have informed me of nothing new and K. left only after he knew his evil work would be carried out by him A―, and my dear students PursuedAs Written:persued to the utmost. But now remember all this in the divine order of science is like a teacher turning over the pages of music to try your performance of difficult pieces, and you will do honor to your teacher, and please the divine Mind, and strengthen your own ability by working over it all, as you are doing, like the good brave girl that you can be and ever will be in future I trust. Now Be fearless and “keep your powder dry”Editorial Note: The full maxim is “Trust in God and keep your powder dry.” It is attributed to Oliver Cromwell (1599–1658). If you do right you will feel strong and will beat themEditorial Note: Probably Richard Kennedy and Edward J. Arens. because the amount of Truth you have will outweigh nothing, surely; and theyEditorial Note: Probably Richard Kennedy and Edward J. Arens. have not hurt your patients and cannot. Make themEditorial Note: Probably Richard Kennedy and Edward J. Arens. carry away the rubbish, they are attractions for disease, sin brought deathRom 5:12 Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned: and they, not your patients, feel the error they make. Whatsover a man soweth that shall he also reapGal 6:7 Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap. Gal 6:8 For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting. .

Ever Affectionately
M B G E
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My dear Student

I stop’dCorrected:stopped right in the midst of my interpretation of the scripturesEditorial Note: This is possibly a reference to a “Key to the Scriptures,” which Mary Baker Eddy added to Science and Health in the Sixth Edition, published in 1883. for my bookEditorial Note: Science and Health, to read your letterEditorial Note: This letter is not extant., and now further stop in the midst of my tears of gratitude over your letterEditorial Note: This letter is not extant. to write you a word.

You have informed me of nothing new and K. left only after he knew his evil work would be carried out by him A―, and my dear students persuedCorrected:Pursued to the utmost. But now remember all this in the divine order of science is like a teacher turning over the pages of music to try your performance of difficult pieces, and you will do honor to your teacher, and please the divine m Mind, and strengthen your own ability by working over it all, as you are doing, like the good brave girl that you can be and ever will be in future I trust. Now Be fearless and “keep your powder dry”Editorial Note: The full maxim is “Trust in God and keep your powder dry.” It is attributed to Oliver Cromwell (1599–1658). If you do right you will feel strong and will beat themEditorial Note: Probably Richard Kennedy and Edward J. Arens. because the amount of Truth you have will outweigh nothing, surely; and theyEditorial Note: Probably Richard Kennedy and Edward J. Arens. have not hurt your patients and cannot. m Make themEditorial Note: Probably Richard Kennedy and Edward J. Arens. carry away the rubbish, they are attractions for disease, sin brought deathRom 5:12 Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned: and they, not your patients, feel the error they make. Whatsover a man soweth that shall he also reapGal 6:7 Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap. Gal 6:8 For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting. .

Ever Affectionately
M B G E