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The writer enjoys and appreciates all the Christian Science literature so much that she longs to share her pleasures with others, and so she often leaves a copy of the Monitor on the street-car seat when she has finished reading it. It has been a great joy and satisfaction to see how eagerly many different classes of people take up the paper and read it. The conductor at the end of the line will nearly always tuck it away in his pocket if no one else has done so.
Not long ago a small boy who was sitting across the aisle from me almost fell off the seat in his eagerness to see the pictures in a copy I was reading, and I should have handed the paper to him if a man sitting next to me had not been looking longingly at it. When I put the paper down between us, however, the man hesitated to take it, so I moved to the opposite side of the car, and before I was seated he had taken it up and was looking it over; then he carefully tucked it away in his market-basket. The Monitor has come to be a splendid channel through which to disseminate the truth, and each one should appreciate the privilege of passing along his own copy.
One morning, while on the car, I was reading the Christian Science article in the Monitor which had a title something like this : "Solving Life's Problems." I noticed that the woman next to me moved up closer, and I was conscious that she was looking over my shoulder. Finally she said, "That's a pretty big subject for a newspaper to deal with." I answered, "Yes, and this does it excellently." She was much interested when I explained the subject from the Christian Science standpoint and to the best of my ability answered her many questions. She knew nothing about Christian Science, but seemed delighted to hear about it. When we parted, she assured me she was going home to get out her Bible and read it.
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Study of Christian Science
Betrothed in Faithfulness
FLORENCE E. B. DONALDSON
Taking Up Arms
ELIZABETH C. WICKERSHAM
A Puzzle Picture
MILDRED CORNING HAMILTON
The Rev. Dr. — in a recent issue continues his attacks...
Ezra W. Palmer
The sermon dealing with Christian Science, published in...
Mrs. Elizabeth T. Bell
I respect the sincerity of Pastor—. Like most of the...
In the columns of your paper there appeared recently a...
Henry A. Teasdel
"Overcome evil with good"
Annie M. Knott
John B. Willis
with contributions from F. C. Runkle, William A. McClelland, Willard F. Ottarson, Paul F. Chamberlain, Baxter McClain, C. E. Farrington, Louis J. Marsh
It is quite generally admitted by the open-minded, that...
Walter J. Stethem
Christian Science, the greatest blessing that can come to...
I wish to tell what Christian Science has done for me
Edmund W. Gleason with contributions from Edmund W. Gleason
It has been seven years since the book "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures"...
Nannie Geoghegan with contributions from Brooks Geoghegan, P. H. Hellyer
Jesus said, "Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy...
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