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The vital spark

From the June 1982 issue of The Christian Science Journal


Unfailing Love shines forth in countless ways, As many ways as there are human needs: In new-found inspiration when one prays; An understanding friend's unselfish deeds; In a church usher's smile and welcoming word; Or child's inspired response in Sunday School; In glimpse of man—God's likeness, clear, unblurred— As Jesus saw him at Bethesda's pool; In peace of mind found at a Reading Room; A strong, convincing testimony shared; In needed light received when shadows loom; Or hope and healing gained when one despaired. Love finds expression in such varied ways— Can we help giving thanks in grateful praise? JOSEPH W.