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Trying experiences associated with the human belief of...

From the October 2, 1937 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel


Trying experiences associated with the human belief of existence gradually brought to me a great fear of life's problems, and a personal sense of inferiority incidental to the acceptance of such conclusions. Opposition, defeat, discouragement, and self-condemnation led to physical diseases of a serious and alarming nature and forced the decision that if I was ever to survive and reach a reasonable degree of maturity, something in the nature of a miracle must take place.