"Times of refreshing"

At this time of year a majority of people turn away from routine labors or official to the hoped-for joys of vacation, or holiday. This latter word, derived from the words "holy day," is defined, among other things, as a day of religious ceremony or festival and a season of idleness or recreation.

A study of Christian Science points to a more lasting period of well-deserved refreshment, one which is a long step beyond the standards set by either of these human definitions. Taking this step, although not difficult, is neither casual nor optional but joyously imperative, with nothing but blessing for those who take it.

The reader may recall that after Peter and John had healed the lame man at the gate Beautiful many wanted to know more about this unusual happening. In the course of his explanation Peter said to them, "Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord; and he shall send Jesus Christ, which before was preached unto you." Acts 3:19, 20;

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Mind Knows All
July 29, 1967

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