Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

20.1.1678 (Sunday 20 January 1678)

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Jan. 20: wet. god good to me in endeavouring to command my heart in all providences, when men interpret ill that which is openly good. gain how it blinds men, lord keep me from it, I am on my watch observing gods dealings with persons, learn me heedfulness, and care to walk close to god(.) my family, are set on their ways, lord I am not of counsel to them, be you their counsellor