Holidays at Roselands
"[...]you never said that you were disappointed, but there was a tone of deep sadness in your dear little letter, the cause of which I-who knew so well how you had looked and longed for his return, and how your little heart yearned for his affection-could not fail to guess. But, dear child, while you thus rejoice in an earthly father's love, do not forget that you have a Father in Heaven, who claims the first place in your heart; and who is the giver of every good gift, not even excepting the precious love that now makes your young life so bright and happy. Keep close to Jesus, dear Elsie: His is the only truly satisfying love-the only one we can be certain will never fail us." "Is it not a nice letter, papa?" asked the little girl, as he refolded and gave it to her again. "Very nice, daughter," he answered, in an absent way. He looked very grave, and Elsie studied his[...]."
- Paperback | 240 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 11.18mm | 353.8g
- 10 Mar 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- Illustrations, black and white