A WELL-KNOWN satistician has said, "When fifty-one per cent of the people are headed toward the star of service and are trying to pull the cart, we have prosperity; when they are headed toward the star of selfishness and are trying to ride in the cart, we have depression.
WHEN Paul declared to the men of Athens that God, whom they ignorantly worshiped, was not an unknown God but One who could be understood, he proclaimed a fact which has since been verified through the teachings of Christian Science.
J. Latimer Davis, Committee on Publication for the State of Iowa,
An article from the Algona Advance, in a recent issue of your publication, contained a reference to certain writers on the farming situation in Iowa as metaphorically like "human ostriches," "Christian Scientists," and one who could lift himself "by pulling on his boot straps if he only would.
Edgar McLeod, Committee on Publication for Northern California,
- San Francisco
A writer in the Argonaut of recent date, commenting further on the "germ theory" and stressing the necessity of an understanding and acceptance of this theory as a prerequisite to healing disease, apparently overlooks the fact that Christ Jesus, centuries before the discovery of the so-called "germ theory," through spiritual means alone healed instantaneously and without a single failure all manner of disease, including those which to-day are attributed to germs—a record never equaled by material means or laboratory methods.
Miss Kathleen O'Connor, Committee on Publication for Somersetshire, England,
The report of a lecture on Christian Science, which appeared in your recent issue, has evidently caused misapprehensions in the mind of your correspondent, "Distressed"; for he writes that Christian Science seems to him "to contradict our Lord's statements at every turn.
Fred Yould, Committee on Publication for the State of Georgia,
Kindly allow me to make a statement in regard to a syndicated health talk by a doctor, which appeared in the Constitution recently, wherein an individual was referred to as a rabid, fanatical Christian Scientist.
To insure that complete lecture notices be printed in the Sentinel, detailed information should reach the Editorial Department regarding lectures in the United States and Canada, at least four weeks before the date of the lecture; in Great Britain and Ireland, at least five weeks before; in other European countries, at least eight weeks before.
Each recurring Thanksgiving Day brings a deeper sense of gratitude for the blessings of the Christian Science Sunday School, and a greater appreciation of the wonderful work being accomplished through this activity of The Mother Church.
I have waited long for some big demonstration to record, but toward the close of a three months' vacation of rest and study in the mountains, I am led to recount the blessings which Christian Science has already brought to me.