AT the present time many persons are confronted with the problem of finding work with just remuneration. To be forced to be idle is more burdensome than any amount of labor, and the mere fact of having nothing to do has brought some to the verge of despair.

One Christian Scientist pondered long and prayerfully on the question of employment, having learned to take every problem to divine Mind for solution. She turned for light to the writings of Mary Baker Eddy, and on page 118 of "Miscellaneous Writings" found these inspiring words: "The warfare with one's self is grand; it gives one plenty of employment." "The warfare with one's self"! Here, indeed, was "plenty of employment"; no possibility of feeling workless with that task unaccomplished! Seeking for further light on this warfare, she read in the same paragraph, "Self-ignorance, self-will, self-righteousness, lust, covetousness, envy, revenge, are foes to grace, peace, and progress." Certainly there was work to be done in overcoming these foes. With joy and gratitude the student realized that the burden of feeling unemployed had been lifted.

"On his right hand"
October 1, 1932

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