Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

16.5.1658 (Sunday 16 May 1658)

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May. 16. God good to me and mine in outward mercies, lord I pray thee continue it in kindness to my posterity, and keep them for thy names sake, my heart is not so set on my ministerial employment as it ought, oh raise me up to spiritualness, and cheerfulness in thy worship and service I pray thee, god was good to me in the Sabbath, I gave notice of the fast for next Wednesday having order to keep it.