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The power of spiritual ideas

Reprinted from the March 16, 1963, Sentinel.

A delightful little story for children casts a sunbeam in the role of messenger of cheer to a lonely child. The sunbeam offers to take the little girl for a ride on his back, but she doubts that he can carry her. When she is assured that the sunbeam has all the strength he needs because he is joined to the sun, the child climbs upon his back for an exciting ride through the sky.

This story reminded me of a conversation I once had with a Christian Scientist. I asked, “What do you feel is an important aid to attaining success in the application of Christian Science to human problems?”

The response was, “Always have faith in the ideas which come to you through prayer.”

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