[Following is substantially the text of the program of the above title released for broadcast the week end of June 26—28 in the radio series, "How Christian Science Heals," heard internationally over approximately 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. 302 - A New Purpose Gained—A Home Strengthened

Speaker: At first our guest and her family felt they had no real purpose or direction in their lives. There had been much inharmony and illness. But all this changed when a new understanding of God brought a fresh purpose to their home. Mrs. Polly Roberts, of Bronxville, New York, has kindly agreed to tell us about the whole experience.

Mrs. Roberts: After our marriage, our social life consisted mostly of parties devoted to gossiping and drinking. I knew that such a way of life leads to instability and a general relaxing of orderly living, and I did not want such a way of life for my children. But I didn't have the courage or understanding to know what to do about it.

I was beset by other problems. Our two children were frequently ill, and I was tense and fearful concerning their welfare. I longed to be a good mother, but didn't know how. Housework seemed tedious and never-ending—nothing but drudgery. And as a result of this whole situation, I felt mentally stagnant. I prayed for wisdom in the only way I knew, and it's wonderful to me how completely my prayers were answered.

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