The role of pausing

In speech, in music, a pause can be significant. It can be a moment to assimilate what's gone on before. Or to prepare for what's coming. The pause can also have its place in resolving something through Christian Science.

On one occasion Mary Baker Eddy paused before entering a room in which was to take place a challenging confrontation. Asked why she hesitated, she replied, "I was waiting for the Christ to go before me." Julia Michael Johnston, Mary Baker Eddy: Her Mission and Triumph (Boston: The Christian Science Publishing Society, 1974), p. 166;

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