"Who are they talking about?"

As Ellen lay at the foot of the stairs in the high school corridor regaining consciousness, she heard the words, "She certainly took a bad fall!" "We'd better get the nurse here right away!"

"Good heavens!" she thought. "Who are these students talking about?" Then she realized that they were referring to her. So frightening was the picture they conveyed that a sense of weakness and pain overwhelmed her, and she lost consciousness again.

But when she awoke a few moments later, she didn't wait to hear what others were saying about her condition. Instead, she filled her thoughts with the facts of man's true identity that she had learned in the Christian Science Sunday School. She was familiar with the statement from Genesis, "God created man in his own image." Gen. 1:27; She also knew the definition of man, in which Mrs. Eddy draws on the Bible statement, "The compound idea of infinite Spirit; the spiritual image and likeness of God; the full representation of Mind." Science and Health, p. 591;

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A Scientific Approach to Love
December 12, 1970

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