About the first thought that comes to you is, “This is not for me, I could never becontinuously joyous, I haven’t the time, I have too much to do,” and like the foolish Virgins,you think to get along without oil and your light goes out at the very moment when you needit most. No matter how good you are, how much you read, and study, and repeat certain words, ifyou are not a joy bringer, you are working in the darkness. You may not like to admit this,but the fact is that if you believed absolutely in ONE POWER, you would be continuously joyous. Why not? Think it over. Starting with the One Power Premise; you say it is good, it isbeautiful, it is the cause of everything that you can desire, and that power is not only willingbut urging you to draw at the “open fount” whatsoever you have need of. It is pouring intoyour life infinitely more than you can possibly use. It is offering you full salvation. It isbringing you into the Kingdom of Heaven here and now. It is fulfilling your least desire. Allthis you say is in the ONE POWER, and you claim to believe in it and then are not joyous. We must be honest with ourselves first. It we are not happy and joyous it is because webelieve in two powers. We may deny this, but if we believe in one power alone, we becomesatisfied that absolutely nothing can happen that is not caused by that one power and that itis good. “If your eye be single then the whole body is full of light.” Get hold of the ONE POWER idea and cling to it, and you will presently see it working ineverything, not only in your own life but in the lives of others as well. In the book of books we are told that after the creation was completed, God said, “Behold, itis very good.” What are you going to do about it? If you can find anything bad or distressingthen you can find something that the creator did not make. And what the Creator did notmake is made by your own little intellect trying to copy the Divine. Either you believe that there is but one Power and that Good, or you believe that there aretwo powers, fighting each other constantly and you are little better than the heathen whotry’s to win them over by sacrifice. The fact is that the heathen in his worship, spares himselfand makes a material sacrifice and has it over with, but the worshippers of the one power,who in reality have half a dozen powers to appease, sacrifice themselves to the despoticbelief. They are worse than the heathen.