Never Give Up!

Two little girls were running very fast to catch the school bus. They had not gone far when one of the little girls stopped and cried out, "It's no use! We'll never catch it." The other responded: "This is no time to stop. Keep going!" Soon both children were settled in the bus on the way to school.

"Keep going." What good counsel! How often, like the little girl, we seem to be delayed by suggestions of discouragement and fear! How often we cry out, "It's no use!" Then to us, as to that little girl, comes the angel message of perseverance: Keep going! Do not look back! Trust God! Be joyous! Be grateful for the good already received! We may be sure that light and healing are destined to appear, that, as we persist, joy and victory will dominate our day.

We all need to continue in our prayerful realization of Truth until demonstration is assured. Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, writes in Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures: "If your endeavors are beset by fearful odds, and you receive no present reward, go not back to error, nor become a sluggard in the race. When the smoke of battle clears away, you will discern the good you have done, and receive according to your deserving." Science and Health, p. 22;

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Dullness Is Not Good
September 6, 1969

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