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Five smooth stones

How the Bible, Science and Health, the Church Manual, Mary Baker Eddy’s other writings, and the periodicals help us topple our Goliaths.

From the December 2011 issue of The Christian Science Journal

We all know David wallops Goliath in the end. But how exactly did a young shepherd boy triumph over a menacing man of war?  It struck me recently that the key to the whole story—including its healing relevance to our lives—is in one little phrase: “five smooth stones.