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From my earliest recollections I...

From the January 1919 issue of The Christian Science Journal

From my earliest recollections I was conscious of a desire, which increased with time, to know the truth about being,—a desire to know about God and man. Throughout childhood and later as a young woman I puzzled over these ever recurring questions, as mankind throughout all ages has done: Why are we here? Where did we come from? And what will become of us when we leave here? I believed there was a reason for everything, and that sometime I would learn the reason for being.