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International New Thought Alliance's

First International New Thought Metaphysical Congress

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Preface - First Convention - Address of Welcome - Thought Grafting - A Rational Positive Spiritual Philosophy - Abundant Life - Value of Social Ideals - Powers Invisible - After Christianity, What? - Mental Treatment for Communities - A Plea for Work Among School-teachers - Officers and Executive Board for 1899 - 1900 - Factions and Divisions - Law of the Good - Tried and True - Gospel of Healing - Is Mental Science Enough? - Constitution and By-laws - Divine Law - God, Freedom, and Immortality - Unity of Good - New Century's Call - Spirit of the New Thought - Individual Ideals - Contents -

I am well aware of the fact that you come from many States -- from East and West, from North and South. Many of you have traveled many miles, and at no small inconvenience, to meet here, and we sincerely trust that you may feel amply repaid, and that the three days we are together may prove very happy ones and beneficial in the truest sense.

At our first Conference, held in Hartford, Conn., I can truthfully say that I have never seen so many people brought together who were so genuinely happy. And so, at this Convention, let us all feel so well acquainted that the formality of an introduction will be unnecessary. No matter whence we have come, we are here as brothers and sisters with common hopes and desires. We are not strangers, but children of the great Father-Mother God; then let the true spirit of brotherhood and sisterhood show forth when we mingle together.

We would also welcome the many speakers who give their time and services so generously. We know that to them will come a reward for their well-doing; for there is nothing in this world that better serves to make one happy than the giving of happiness to others. Already we feel assured that this Convention will be a great success, and the good received will live long in the hearts and minds of those present as an uplift for spiritual and mental freedom and righteousness. Bidding you all welcome, therefore, and thanking you for your kind attention, I now give place to the other speakers of the evening.

The other addresses of the evening were as follows:



After years of earnest endeavor to rid humanity of its burden of suffering and sorrow, a work to which in the present as in past generations thousands have devoted their lives,

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