[Following is the text of the program of the above title released for broadcast the week end of September 10—12 in the radio series, "How Christian Science Heals," heard internationally over about 600 stations. This is one of the weekly programs produced by the Christian Science Committee on Publication, 107 Falmouth Street, Boston 15, Massachusetts.]

RADIO PROGRAM No. 52 - Social Adjustment Without Compromise

On this program Miss Betty Jane Thwaits of Shorewood, Wisconsin, told of her own experience, as follows:

During four years of college and two years of graduate study in social work, I found Christian Science to be of tremendous help in my studies and in making the adjustments required in college life.

When I first went away to college, I joined my friends in occasional smoking and drinking, because I felt it was a sign of good fellowship. Also, it seemed that those who didn't drink or smoke weren't as popular as those who did, and, too, I wanted to be a good sport. Belonging and being accepted were very important to me, as they seem to be to all college students. I justified my actions by saying I wanted to be a part of "the crowd." But I was attending the Christian Science Sunday School, and through my study of the Bible and "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy I got a different slant on the subject of social adjustment. Through this study, as well as through my own application of Christian Science to problems in connection with my schoolwork and health, I learned that man, as God's likeness, includes all right ideas, such as strength, perfection, loveliness, and purity. Little by little I began to see that the understanding of God brings satisfying activities and friendships, as well as poise.

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September 18, 1954

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