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The Nest in the Honeysuckles

and other Stories

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1855
Language: English
Wordcount: 41,029 / 119 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 66.6
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 781
Added to site: 2005.07.03 10698

Edited by The American Sunday School Union

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es with her might what she finds to do, and she does it heartily. Every act of duty, faithfully and cheerfully performed, is acceptable to God; and his children do his will when they endeavour to attend to their various occupations in such a way as he can approve. If all house-keepers felt that, in attending to the different departments of their work as they should be attended to, they were honouring Him who has made this care necessary for the comfort of families, it would be a blessing to themselves, and to who all who dwell under the same roof with them. We cannot consider any thing which we do to please our heavenly Father of small importance, and no favour can be degrading which he requires of us.

We may all learn a lesson from the robin who lives in the honeysuckles, and we shall see how she was rewarded for her devotion to the employment which Providence assigned her. The wisest of men, in describing the character of an excellent woman, says: "The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her."



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