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JOY

From the April 1918 issue of The Christian Science Journal


From the time of the ancient prophets men have found in the birds the symbol of freedom, the emblem of joyous liberation from the burden and bondage with which mortal mind has endowed the man of its own creating. In the eagle David saw expressed the attributes of youth, —freedom, buoyancy, strength, activity, hope, so commonly associated with the heyday of life.