Welfare of Children

It is not inconsistent that children, seeing themselves under continual guidance and correction, should look for perfection in those who have reached the age of maturity; but they find that years have not always yielded the fertility of goodness that they might well expect to see. Because the standards which have been held before them have been more or less of a personal nature, children are often roughly awakened when association takes them through the jungles of human conditions, where weeds, stones, and barren branches of thought project themselves.

There are many aimless wanderers in the forests of darkness, the victims of every whim of mortal belief. When desirous of spiritual uprightness, they will find that the study and practice of the teachings of the Bible with the aid of Christian Science will enable them to manifest a well-balanced and analytical consciousness. With these guides, the seekers of Truth are comforted and directed to the very heights of spiritual understanding.

The Gift of Repentance
May 3, 1924

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