Seeing Man as He Is

[Of Special Interest to Youth]

Man , considered from the absolute spiritual standpoint, is perfect, harmonious, and entirely good; but mortal mind suggests to us under various guises a different type of man.

A thoughtless remark by his teacher was the beginning of Henry's development of an inferiority complex. Henry had been much like any other boy of his class. He liked schoolwork and did his homework thoughtfully and joyfully. But one day seemed to be an off day for Henry. The teacher was impatient and irritable, and Henry was restless and inattentive. Finally the teacher became exasperated with his attitude and exclaimed, "Henry, you are a hopelessly stupid boy."

The Mother Church Wartime Fund
November 4, 1944

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