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A little girl who had been wrongfully accused, and had also...

From the June 1890 issue of The Christian Science Journal

"My little children, let us not love in word, neither with the tongue; but in deed and Truth." —I John III. 18.

A little girl who had been wrongfully accused, and had also suffered serious injustice at the hands of her teacher, came home and told her mother all about it. The mother was inclined to be very angry and to resent, but the little one, only seven years old, said: " Mother, it cannot hurt me, can it? because it is wrong. But I feel sorry for teacher, because Mrs. Eddy says: 'The wrong done another re-acts most heavily against one's self; 'so she will have to suffer."

The next day the teacher was sick and did not come to school. On her way home at noon the little "sufferer" of the day before picked a large bunch of daisies, and, instead of eating her lunch, carried them to the teacher's house, asked to see her, and was admitted to Miss G—'s room. After presenting the flowers, she said: " I came to see if you wouldn't let me help you. I am a Christian Scientist." Miss G—replied: "Yes, if you think you can help me, you may." Though not believing the child could really aid her, yet the sweetness of that forgiving disposition quite won her over.