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February 9. Another inspired sermon from C. G. Ames. Miss Page asked, ‘Why is he so earnest? What does it mean?’ I replied, ‘He is in one of those waves of inspiration which come sometimes. The angel has certainly troubled the pool and we can go to it for healing.’ Returning home, I wrote some lines about my sister Annie's picture. I had in church a momentary glimpse of the meaning of Christ's saying, ‘I am the vine and ye are the branches.’ I felt how the source of our spiritual love is in the heavenly fatherhood, and how departing from our sense of this we become empty and barren. It was a moment of great comfort ....”

February 10. .. Gulesian last evening said that the Armenians want me to go to England, as a leader in advocacy of their cause. The thought brought me a new feeling of energy and enthusiasm. I think I must first help the cause in Washington, D. C.

February 26. Hearing at State House on Suffrage. Worked at it [her address] somewhat in the early morning. Was tolerably successful in making my points. Was rather disappointed because no one applauded me. Considered that this was a lesson that we must learn, to do without praise. It comforted me to take it in this way. Soon the interest of what the others said put my own matters quite out of my mind. The hearing was a good one, all except a dreadful woman, calling herself a Socialist, full of insufferable conceit and affectation of knowledge. An English labor man spoke well.”

March 22. ... As I left church, Mrs. James Freeman

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