Child Nature & Child Nurture: A Text-book for Parents' Classes, Mothers' Clubs, Training Classes for Teachers of Young Children, and for Home Study, Volume 43 ;Volume 361

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Pilgrim Press, 1911 - 106 pages
 

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Page 15 - Remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches ; feed me with food convenient for me: lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, Who is the Lord? or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain.
Page 15 - As the strength of the body lies chiefly in being able to endure hardships, so also does that of the mind. And the great principle and foundation of all virtue and worth is placed in this, that a man is able to deny himself his own desires, cross his own inclinations, and purely follow what reason directs as best, though the appetite lean the other way.
Page 57 - For life, with all it yields of joy and woe, And hope and fear, — believe the aged friend,— Is just our chance o...
Page 67 - And if ye lend to them of whom ye hope to receive, what thank have ye? for sinners also lend to sinners, to receive as much again.
Page 87 - Spirit, if any tender mercies and compassions, fulfil ye my joy, that ye be of the same mind, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind ; doing nothing through faction or through vainglory, but in lowliness of mind each counting other better than himself; not looking each of you to his own things, but each of you also to the things of others.
Page 32 - Kven the most timid children never have the full experience of terror so long as there is within reach the secure base of all their reconnoitring excursions, the mother's skirts. Happy those little ones who have ever near them loving arms within whose magic circle the oncoming of the cruel fit of terror is instantly checked, giving place to a delicious calm. How unhappy those children must be who, being fearsome by nature, lack this refuge, who are left much alone to wrestle with their horrors as...
Page 61 - If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, cannot love God whom he hath not seen.
Page 15 - Impressions, inclinations, appetites, which the child may have derived from his food, the turn it may have given to his senses and even to his life as a whole, can only with difficulty be set aside, even when the age of self-dependence has been reached ; they are one with his whole physical life, and therefore intimately connected with his spiritual life.
Page 61 - But whoso hath the world's goods and beholdeth his brother in need and shutteth up his compassion from him, how doth the love of God abide in him ? My little children, let us not love in word, neither with the tongue, but in deed and truth.
Page 102 - There is treasure to be desired and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man spendeth it up.

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