"What kind of sensitivity is desirable?"

Sensitivity and Protection

It is said that a noted conductor once admonished a budding young singer, "To be a great artist, you must have the sensitivity of a mimosa as well as the skin of a rhinoceros."

Does this criterion apply to our progress in Christian Science? What kind of sensitivity is desirable? Must we cultivate a tough skin? Can these opposites harmonize in us? They will if we find the basis of both in Spirit, God, not in human personality.

Sensitivity in the form of a receptivity to Truth, a finely attuned discernment of the still, small voice—the will of God—is a decided asset.

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Do You Know Your Own Identity?
October 17, 1977

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