Because of the oft-repeated requests of many friends who have been helped by reading the various booklets and magazine articles of the author, it has seemed best to publish them all under one cover, to offer a convenient way for readers to have the helps always at hand. The papers that make up this volume have been written from time to time as a result of practical daily experience. In none of them is there anything occult or mysterious; neither has there been any attempt at literature. Each chapter is very plain and simple.
In revising the articles herein contained, there have been a few nonessential changes; yet the principle and its application remain the same. Truth is that which is so, and it can never change. Every true statement here is as true and as workable today as it was when these papers were written. We ask no one to believe that which is here written simply because it is presented as Truth. "Prove all things" for yourself; it is possible to prove every statement in this book. Every statement here given was proved before it was written. No person can solve another's problem for him. Each must work out his own salvation. Here are some effectual rules, suggestions,
and helps thereto; but results that one obtains from them will depend on how faithfully and persistently one uses the helps given.
The author is grateful for the many words of appreciation that have come to her from time to time. These words are encouraging to one who is trying to solve her own life's problems, as you are trying to solve yours, by the teachings of the Master.
Lessons in Truth, because of its effective helpfulness, has been sought for and published in eleven languages; also in embossed point for the blind: Let us hope that this book, now sent forth with the same object -- that of being a practical living help in daily life -- may meet a like fate.
Preceding Entry: How I Used Truth 1-3: Title and Dedication
Following Entry: How I Used Truth 9-14: Why?