Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

8.1.1654 (Sunday 8 January 1654)

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Jan: 8: this week past, god good to me and mine in many outward mercies, many die in many places. 4 here this week, the lord prepare my heart for death by a constant watchful, holy life, the weather as it were growing, the lord make my heart more active for him than ever, I see the days growing cloudy, the lord mercy prepare my heart by his grace and love for my part therein