Finding self-completeness

Originally published in the October 8, 1970 issue of The Christian Science Monitor

Twenty-three centuries ago the Greek philosopher Socrates declared: “To need nothing is divine, and the less a man needs the nearer does he approach divinity.”

Could not the incompleteness felt by many today stem from a lack of understanding of the complete nature of God and His creation? Many consider completeness a material condition. But material circumstances change and deteriorate. How, then, can lasting completeness be found?

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