"Mightier than the noise of many waters"

The Psalmist was rejoicing in the power of God to still the noisy waters, the confused, senseless clamor of the carnal, or mortal, mind, when he sang, "The Lord on high is mightier than the noise of many waters, yea, than the mighty waves of the sea." Ps. 93:4;

At a time when the sea had become turbulent from the aftermath of a hurricane, a student of Christian Science, desperate to find peace of mind, walked wearily along the shore. She was suffering from the effects of a nervous breakdown brought about by a long series of business reverses and climaxed by a serious automobile accident.

Despite her constant prayer and consecrated study, the problem seemed insoluble. Suddenly she became aware of breakers crashing on the jagged rocks. The fury of the waves jolted her thinking from the overwhelming mesmeric imposition that had been influencing her thoughts. She became conscious that the sea's turmoil could not touch one iota of her experience unless of her own volition she walked into the waves.

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