[Written Especially for Young People]

One evening, after what had seemed a long and trying day, a young student of Christian Science went wearily to bed. Although she had tried hard to reflect the one Mind and hold the perfect image of God in her thought, everything seemed to have gone wrong. Other members of her family, opposed to what they thought Christian Science to be, had hurled ridicule at her. At last error seemed to gain control and she, too, said things she thought were justified under the circumstances.

As she lay in bed, hatred and resentment filled her thought. In a surge of self-pity, she wondered how anyone could be so rude and unkind. Did she not have all she could stand during work hours without coming home to a house full of cross people?

And It Was Winter
May 18, 1935

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