[Following is the text of the program of the above title released for broadcast the week end of February 14–16 in the radio series, "How Christian Science Heals," heard internationally over more than 800 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. 231 - Learning How to Forgive

Speaker: What can we do if we've been unjustly treated, if someone has done something to us that seems beyond correction and even beyond forgiveness? Our guest found such a situation in his business, and he found the answer—an answer that removes resentment and brings right adjustment. I'd like to introduce Irvin W. Elwell, of Seattle, Washington, who'll tell you about it himself.

Mr. Elwell: I was part owner of an insurance general agency. As a result of some questionable moves on the part of others, I faced a choice of either being a party to a dishonest deal or paying a business associate several times his investment to buy him out. I would have to go deeply in debt to do it, but it seemed to be the only honorable course.

So I borrowed a large sum of money from a company whose welfare was also involved and paid him off. But as time went on, the debt become increasingly burdensome, and I became increasingly bitter and resentful. The interest kept mounting, and I couldn't make payments on the principal. I had my wife and four children to support. Business declined, and the situation just got to be unbearable. My legal counsel advised me to go into bankruptcy, but this didn't seem to be the right answer.

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