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Sarah's solution

Sarah could hear the rain against her bedroom window. She hopped quickly from her warm bed. It was time to prepare for another school day. She picked up her only pair of shoes from the closet. The soles were thin, ragged pieces of cardboard precariously held together by remnants of leather. ...

Her mom called for her to come down for breakfast. Sarah knew her mother was concerned about her not having warm shoes and dry feet. But they couldn't afford a new pair just then. "I'll be barefoot in the rain before reaching school," she thought as she sat down at the table. "Now is just the time to use some of the truths my Sunday School teacher talks about with our class. I really want to go to school today—so many fun things are happening!"

Sarah regularly attended a nearby Christian Science Sunday School. She remembered that her Sunday School teacher had said we can apply the truths of God and man that heal to every problem, just as we apply the rules of mathematics to solve a multiplication problem. She recalled something Mrs. Eddy says in Science and Health: "Who would stand before a blackboard, and pray the principle of mathematics to solve the problem? The rule is already established, and it is our task to work out the solution."

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June 7, 1993

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