God Guides Our Footsteps

[Of Special Interest to Children]

Jane loved Christian Science! She and the other children in her Christian Science Sunday School class were studying the Ten Commandments, which were revealed to Moses, the Beatitudes, which Jesus gave, and the definition of God, which Mrs. Eddy includes in Science and Health. This definition is found on page 587 and reads: "God. The great I am;the all-knowing, all-seeing, all-acting, all-wise, all-loving, and eternal; Principle; Mind; Soul; Spirit; Life; Truth; Love; all substance; intelligence."

All the boys and girls in her Sunday School class loved to discuss this definition. Also, they loved to recite together the prayer which Mrs. Eddy wrote as a gift to little children. Most of them had learned it when they were much smaller. Jane had first learned to talk with God through this prayer.

One Sunday morning she recited this prayer to her classmates (Poems, p. 69):

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