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Ever since September 1, 1923, when the disaster of earthquake...

From the January 19, 1924 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel


Ever since September 1, 1923, when the disaster of earthquake and fire visited Japan, I have desired to express my sincere thanks to God, our heavenly Father, for His care and presence during that day and the days following; also to our beloved Leader, Mary Baker Eddy, for teaching us the way to realize His presence and care as well as protection. I was sitting alone at the time of the earthquake in a motor car which was standing in a narrow business street before a four-story building.