In view of the world problems with which governments, nations, and races are to-day confronted, largely as a result of the past war, there doubtless arises in many an individual the desire that he may not be inactive in these days of development and progress; and he may ask himself: What can I do to help?
According to the human sense of time, the sun, moon, and stars become visible to us during certain hours; the birds and flowers and fruit appear at certain seasons; the sowing of seeds and the reaping of grain are done regularly.
Is there a student of Christian Science who has strayed from the straight and narrow path to indulge in a temporary gratification of the senses, and who finds it difficult to get back on the right road again?
Miss E. Mary Ramsay, Committee on Publication for Midlothian,
- Edinburgh, Scotland
A certain doctor, in his Schofield memorial lecture in London, draws attention to "the steady drift of the masses away from all church connections," and "the extraordinary vogue of fancy religions," among which he classifies Christian Science.
Howard S. Reed, Committee on Publication for the Province of Saskatchewan,
A reference to Christian Science in a letter under the heading of "Human Selfishness" in your issue of October 1calls for correction; and your kindness in allowing this privilege will be much appreciated.
Albert E. Lombard, Committee on Publication for Southern California,
In regard to an item concerning Christian Science which appeared in your issue of July 31, please let me state that more than sixty years have elapsed since Mary Baker Eddy discovered Christian Science and presented her discovery to humanity.
Several years ago, when I visited a Christian Science practitioner for relief from anxiety, depression, and insomnia, his treatment resulted in a freer frame of mind, and for the first time in many weeks I spent a peaceful night and slept.