The Break in the Connection

Not alone from stars and birds and flowers, but also from the rough clangor and hard glare of daily life, does the alert Christian Scientist gather the lessons that make it possible to apply his understanding of Principle to every problem. Through "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" our Leader, Mrs. Eddy, has given us an opportunity to acquire the understanding that enables us to do this,—a living rule by which we may measure up circumstance.

The radiator in the office on the topmost floor had blown out for the second time, flooding the room with steam and hot water, making the walls clammy, and dimming the clearness of the outlook toward the mountains. Both times, superimposed upon all this violence, there had been inevitable hours filled with the disturbing noises of repair, when quiet seemed far away. On the occasion of the second break I sat watching the steam fitter at work, and was finally led to question him as to the cause of the difficulty. Very concisely, and with a definiteness and assurance which left no doubt as to his grasp of the matter, he gave me the information I sought.

The Way
April 27, 1918

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