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SPIRITUAL PROGRESS

How can we be more childlike?

As a child turns to a father or mother, we can turn to God for care and direction.

From the May 1999 issue of The Christian Science Journal


Our Grandson started kindergarten with all the freshness and enthusiasm of a normal five-year-old. He was ready to face new challenges. His mother, thinking that she would be giving him more wonderful views of life, told him that next year he would go on to elementary school, and later to both junior and senior high schools.

"Then, someday," she added, "maybe you'll go away to college."

His little face darkened unexpectedly, and his eyes filled with tears. "If I have to leave you and Daddy," he burst out, "I'm not going away to college!"

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