The Challenge of Today

These are challenging times for young people, times that afford wonderful opportunities for growth and fulfillment. What a joy to accept the challenge in the light of what we know of Christian Science and go forward to prove our heritage of dominion as the spiritual expression of Mind!

Obviously, it is no time for loitering. The young Christian Scientist knows this well. He knows that it is useless to wait for the future in the hope that everything will turn out all right. He must become vitally engaged in the now and make an honest effort to demonstrate excellence both at college and afterward in his chosen profession. Mrs. Eddy says, "All successful individuals have become such by hard work; by improving moments before they pass into hours, and hours that other people may occupy in the pursuit of pleasure." Miscellaneous Writings, p. 230;

The monthly letter of a large bank said: "These are days when we have to keep running just to stay where our fathers finished. Subjects that were the etceteras of education in our grandfathers' day have become imperatives. The student of today has three factors to face which older generations did not: the increased amount of knowledge in the world; the advanced stage of education given to every pupil; and the pressure of ever-improving techniques." Royal Bank of Canada Monthly Letter, April, 1966;

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Testimony of Healing
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