Who's in control?

"This is the worst article I have ever read. How can you think that it would be acceptable to print?" Her journalism adviser's words stung Kristin. She was a student editor of her high-school newspaper, and the deadline was ten o'clock that morning. Worst of all she had no free period to rewrite the story before it was due. Her adviser, in a disgusted manner, threw the article to the other editor to rewrite. It was all very humiliating for Kristin.

During the morning, she tried to keep her thought off the story, her adviser, and everything connected with her journalism class. Kristin just wanted to forget the whole incident. But she couldn't forget it, and each time she thought of it she cringed.

Then Kristin remembered that Mrs. Eddy says, "The calm and exalted thought or spiritual apprehension is at peace." Science and Health, p. 506; Kristin figured that if she wasn't at peace, and she surely didn't feel as if she were, then she wasn't expressing calm and exalted thinking. She set about to remedy that.

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From the Directors
March 20, 1978

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