Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

13.8.1654 (Sunday 13 August 1654)

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Aug: 13. God was beyond expression good to me in the life of An , receiving it as an answer of prayer, and a token of love, and favour towards me, oh lay not only life into her body, but the life of grace into her heart, John , and Jane ill with colds but the lord good to them, in bearing up my heart, in a submission to me whatsoever he does with me, only I will trust in him for mercy to my soul, and theirs, the lord good to me in the word preached, the day wet, the lord I trust will reserve to us the weeks of harvest, and extend his bounty and goodness towards us,