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Try a little tenderness

From the December 2020 issue of The Christian Science Journal

When we were children, we all longed for the tenderness of a parent, to feel the loving arms of mum or dad around us when we fell, to hear a kind word when we were ill or hurting. But as we grew into adulthood and got out into the world, perhaps the gentle words that we were used to gave place to harsher ones.