Spiritual Takeaway Tips by Beverly Goldsmith, Christian Science practitioner and teacher.
Spiritual Takeaway Tips can help remove mental roadblocks to health and happiness, show you how to enjoy living a happy, healthy life, and enable you to travel safely, find a home, have a good night’s rest, experience congenial living, and harmonious relationships. These simple spiritual tips are based on Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy.
1. Tips for Harmonious Relationships: 7 Tips for happy, harmonious, healthy relationships
TIP. Make something beautiful out of adversity. When someone gets under your skin, or rubs you the wrong way, express the wisdom of the oyster; make a pearl! Wrap layers of love, appreciation, forgiveness, gratitude, around the person, or problem and yourself.
“No power can withstand divine Love.” Science and Health. p. 224
2. Tips on Mothering: 7 Tips for well-balanced, wise-hearted, worry-free mothering
TIP. Think of yourself as God’s woman. You are God’s woman. Your mothering is thus the reflection of God’s mothering – calm, confident. When you don’t know what to do as a mother turn immediately to God. Listen for His solution – His right ideas. You are God’s woman – capable, wise, assured. “The ideal woman corresponds to Life and to Love.” Science and Health p. 517
3. Tips for Congenial Living: 7 Tips for cheerful, caring, congenial living
TIP. Practice thinking spiritually. Divine Love made you, and everyone you know, loved, lovable and loving. “Love never loses sight of loveliness. Its halo rests upon its object. One marvels that a friend can ever seem less than beautiful.” Science and Health p. 248
4. Tips for Contented Rest: 7 Tips for comfortable, calm, contented rest
TIP. Prepare thought for a good night’s rest. Remember God loves you. You are God’s little lamb. “[DIVINE LOVE] is my shepherd; I shall not want. [LOVE] maketh me to lie down in green pastures: [LOVE] leadeth me beside the still waters.” Science and Health p. 578
5 . Tips for Safeguarding Thought: 7 Tips for sorting, stopping, safeguarding thought
TIP. Take a position at the door of thought. Decide which thoughts to let into your thinking and which ones to keep out. “Stand porter at the door of thought.” Science and Health p. 392
6. Tips for Powerful Living: 7 Tips for powerful, positive, practical living
TIP. Expect good in your life right now. “Hold thought steadfastly to the enduring, the good, and the true, and you will bring these into your experience proportionably to their occupancy of your thoughts.” Science and Health p. 261
7. Tips on Beauty: 7 Tips for exquisite, enduring, eternal beauty
TIP: Embrace immortal beauty. Immortal beauty never ages or is lost. It’s not genetic, nor a surgical or cosmetic process. It’s spiritual, eternal, fresh, continuous day-in, day-out. “Never record ages. Man, governed by immortal Mind, is always beautiful and grand. Each succeeding year unfolds wisdom, beauty, and holiness.” Science and Health p. 246
8. Tips on Affordable Housing: 7 Tips for affordable, adequate, attainable housing
TIP. Recognize that every problem has a satisfactory resolution. God is the abundant supplier of all good. He provides for you. As all-knowing Mind, God has answers that meet your need for shelter. “The “divine ear” is not an auditory nerve. It is the all-hearing and all-knowing Mind, to whom each need of man is always known and by whom it will be supplied.” Science and Health p. 7
9. Spiritual Tips for travel: Traveler’s Spiritual Tool Kit
TIP: Start praying as soon as you decide to take a trip. Pray while you’re packing your bags; before you step out the door; during your travels; when you hit a snag; when you feel troubled. No matter what the situation when you travel, prayer or spiritual thinking prepares you for all eventualities and leads to successful resolutions.