THE MYSTERY OF WRONG HABITS
Lo, this only have I found, that God hath made man upright; but they have sought out many inventions.
Strangest of all inventions is the belief that man may be in subjection to certain wrong habits; and that he can become so enslaved to drink and drugs, or to some other wrong habit that he loses the uprightness of manhood and finds himself lower than the animals. That man should yield himself to such degradations is the greatest of all mysteries.
What shall we think about it? Just this--that in the light of Omnipresence man is in truth free from all bondage to human opinion--the many inventions--but that as a child of God made in His image and likeness, man may regain and maintain his uprightness. As soon as man knows his liberty as a son of God and stands true to his divine heritage, he will find his release from every conception that has held him in subjection  to race belief. Glorious liberty! Joyous freedom! And it belongs to us as our birthright from God.
Can this be proved? It has been proved over and over again. Thousands, perhaps millions, are, with head erect, walking uprightly as God made them; all because of their knowledge of Truth. Here are a few demonstrations of this kind that I have seen. About two months after we had studied this Truth, a man came to the house to tune our piano. My sister, in talking with him, learned that he was a