Honorable Little Miss Love; (O AI Chan)

Honorable Little Miss Love; (O AI Chan)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...because I thought the gods would be angry and not take care of me. Now, at home, they are lighting the lamps at the shrines on the high shelf. I always did that, and I always helped set some of the newly cooked rice before the gods. My mother did not want me to come here; she just wanted me to learn housekeeping." "Then why did you come?" "I want to be educated, and father is fond of books and study and wanted me to come. I am glad to know we do not have to become Christians. I will be true to my family gods, and pray to them when I am in the Christian Church. Why have you been so kind to me, Ai Chan?" And 0 Ai Chan's last thought as she dropped asleep was, "Teacher is right; it does help to do something for some one else." The rising bell at five began the new life for them, which followed day after day in the usual round of study and play, recitations and frolic. During the noon hour, in addition to the regular schedule, Bible classes were held, the attendance at which was entirely voluntary, but which were always attended by an eager throng. A few stayed away, and among them was Taniguchi Shige San, true to her vows. But as time went on, she came one day to 0 Ai San and said: "I cannot help noticing how kind the Christians are. They surely do carry out the command I hear in Church, 'Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.' I think I would like to know more about it." "I am so glad. Will you go with me to the Bible class to-morrow?" "Yes, I want to study the Bible regularly." So the years sped on, and our little friend grew into young womanhood. Her father's attitude at this time was negative. If his daughter could earn money as a Mission Woman, that would help. So one Sunday, standing at the Chancel steps, she was received as a Catechumen....show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236677641
  • 9781236677648