• “Experience has taught me that the Shepherd is far more willing to show His sheep the path than the sheep are to follow. He is endlessly merciful, patient, tender, and loving. If we, His stupid and wayward sheep, really want to be led, we will without fail be led. Of that I am sure.” – Elisabeth Elliot

Puritans

A cup of bitters? – Anne Dutton

Infinite love ordained it and infinite wisdom prepared it, and infinite power will work with and by it unto your… Continue reading

[Deliverance] From Another Sore Fit by Anne Bradstreet

In my distress I sought the Lord
When naught on earth could comfort give,
And when my soul these things… Continue reading

To a Vile Magdalene by Ruth Bryan

Never had anyone . . .
so rich a Banker,
so kind a Husband,
so tender a Shepherd,
so forbearing… Continue reading

The Vanity of All Worldly Things By Anne Bradstreet

As he said vanity, so vain say I,
Oh! Vanity, O vain all under sky;
Where is the man can… Continue reading

In Thankful Remembrance for My Dear Husband’s Safe Arrival by Annie Bradstreet

What shall I render to Thy name
Or how Thy praises speak?
My thanks how shall I testify?
O Lord,… Continue reading

In My Solitary Hours in My Dear Husband his Absence by Annie Bradstreet

O Lord, Thou hear’st my daily moan
And see’st my dropping tears.
My troubles all are Thee before,
My longings… Continue reading

Here Follow Several Occasional Meditations by Anne Bradstreet

 

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By night when others soundly slept,
And had at once both case and rest,
My waking eyes were… Continue reading

Deliverance from a Fit of Fainting by Annie Bradstreet

 


Worthy art Thou, O Lord, of praise,
But ah! It’s not in me.
My sinking heart I pray Thee… Continue reading

Before the Birth of One of Her Children – Anne Bradstreet

All things within this fading world hath end,
Adversity doth still our joys attend;
No ties so strong, no friends… Continue reading

The Diary of Ruth Bryan (1805-1860) for the years 1822 – 1829

“It has been said that hers was emphatically “the life, walk, and triumph of faith.” But be it remembered, that… Continue reading

  • “Direct me in your service, and I ask no more. I would not choose my position of work, or place of service. Only let me know your will, and I will readily comply”. – Ann Judson

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Verse of the Day

The Lord will perfect that which concerns me; Your mercy, O Lord, endures forever; Do not forsake the works of Your hands. — Psalm 138:8 (NKJV)

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