Carol Norton, C.S.D., wrote "My Life Model," in 1900. It is a one-page statement of his "life prayer and perpetual quest."
This well-loved parable emphasizes the role of gratitude in overcoming discouragement.
Mary Baker Eddy wrote "The Oak on the Mountain's Summit," on August 2, 1882. Considered in the context of her life, the words of this poem take on deeper poignancy and vision.