FOR many years before becoming a student of Christian Science the writer was afraid to voice all of the Lord's Prayer, especially the sentence, "Forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. " She felt she did not want God to forgive her as she sometimes forgave! The spiritual understanding of this marvelous prayer, imparted by Christian Science, dispelled the almost superstitious fear, and gave her, instead, an abiding sense of protection, peace, and power, which no emotional prayer of mere supplication could ever give.
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