March 21st, 1920.
Received by James Padgett
Let me write just a line as I merely desire to say that I have listened to what the Master has written and can testify that the love to God and love to our fellow man are not all that man needs for a basis of his religion. I was when on Earth a minister and taught the same doctrines that the preacher of the day taught, (Unitarian) and believed that they were all that man needed, and died in that belief; but, alas, I discovered after many years of darkness, and of happiness in my natural love that they would not furnish a basis for my progress to the Celestial Heavens - to the condition of the soul transformed by the Divine Love. I merely wanted to say this. If agreeable to you I should like to come some time and detail more at length my experience in learning the basis of the true religion.
I will say good night.
Your brother in Christ, Dr. Channing.