A VACATION DISCOVERY

[Of Special Interest to Young People]

When Nancy was sixteen she went away to camp for the first time. Although she packed her Bible, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy, and the Christian Science Quarterly, she secretly determined to leave them in her suitcase. A vacation from Sunday School and from all study and prayer, she thought, was what she wanted.

After a long train trip she arrived at camp in the early evening. The sky was dark with storm clouds, a chill wind blew in from the ocean, and thunder rumbled and echoed in the hills. The other girls, all strangers, were so busy getting their tents in shape and their belongings arranged that they paid no attention to her. Nancy struggled alone with the mattress which a counselor had pointed out as hers, changed smart new traveling clothes for the camp uniform, and, still unnoticed, sat down on her cot. She was suddenly homesick, afraid that in a minute she would begin to cry.

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