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Joyous Mountain Climbing

From the November 8, 1930 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel


Anyone who has done mountain climbing realizes the wearisome, depressing effect of counting one's steps as one proceeds. To believe that the climbing is hard, the ascent steep and rugged, with the attending fear that perhaps one may not reach the desired goal, cuts off spontaneity and joy, and may hinder the attaining of the grander view ahead.