are to speak regarding the Filipinos.
This seemed like the Millennium.
It is the enlargement of religious sympathy; not, as some may think, the progress of critical indifferentism.”
“During this morning's service my desire to speak to prisoners reasserted itself strongly; also my thought of one of my sermons which I wish to write.
One should be to the text: ‘The glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ
,’ the reflection of divine glory in God's saints, like the reflection of the sun's light in the planets.
Another about Adam
being placed in Eden
to tend the flowers and water them.
This should concern our office in the land of our birth, into which we are born to love and serve our country.
Will speak of the self-banished Americans
's ‘Man without a Country,’ etc. This day has been so full of thought and suggestion that I hardly know how to let it go. I pray that it may bear some fruit in my life, what is left of it.”
. The annual Club luncheon in honor of my birthday.
I felt almost overwhelmed by the great attention shown me and by the constant talk of speakers with reference to myself.... I don't find in myself this charm, this goodness, attributed to me by such speakers, but I know that I love the Club
and love the world of my own time, so far as I know it. They called me Queen
and kissed my hand.
When I came home I fell in spirit before the feet of the dear God, thanking Him for the regard shown me, and praying that it might not for one moment make me vain.
I read my translation of Horace's ode, Quis Desiderio,