Mary Baker Eddy spent much of her time working in her home office so her daily carriage rides were literally a breath of fresh air for her! In a 1907 interview, Mary Baker Eddy was asked about her daily drives. Her answer tells us – Yes! Take a break and go outside for a few minutes.
Question: In your drives, how far do you drive every day?
Eddy: I am out anywhere from half an hour to an hour.
Question: Do you feel refreshed? Why do you go to drive?
Eddy: Yes, it is a pleasant recreation. It keeps me away from my desk.
(Michael Meehan, Mrs. Eddy and the Late Suit in Equity , page 162)
To learn more about her carriage rides:
February 2008 – February 2009 Eight hooves, four wheels, and a coachman on the box meant more to Mary Baker Eddy than just a means of transportation. For her, daily carriage rides represented recreation, rare moments of solitude, and opportunities for prayer. For the public, the carriage became a ...