[The above is substantially the text of the program released for broadcast the weekend of July 6-8 in the radio series, "The Bible Speaks to You," 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. 14 - You Are Not Alone

HOST: Sometimes we are alone as a result of failure to find enduring companionship. Or perhaps we are alone because of a broken home or the passing of a loved one. And sometimes we simply feel alone, even when surrounded by people.

Writers throughout the centuries have voiced the anguish of feeling alone. Here's what the author Don Marquis wrote about this problem in his "Chapters for the Orthodox" [Publisher. Doubleday and Company, Inc., 1934]: "All religion, all life, all art, all expression come down to this: to the effort of the human soul to break through its barrier of loneliness, of intolerable loneliness, and make some contact with another seeking soul, or with what all souls seek, which is (by any name) God."

But what is it that lonely people are really seeking?

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