Sunday School Observations

When I started teaching a class of small boys, they were inattentive and disobedient and appeared to lack interest in the subject being discussed. Even the Bible stories failed to hold their attention and almost in despair. I considered asking the superintendent to assign me to another class or to relieve me altogether of teaching.

But while considering the next step to take, I began to notice that upon learning that I was teaching a class of young boys, or when the subject of young boys came up, people almost invariably spoke of their being unmanageable. I began to work to clear my thought of any condemnation of the boys and to hold to the spiritual definition of "children" as "the spiritual thoughts and representatives of Life, Truth, and Love," which Mrs. Eddy gives on page 582 of "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures."

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