023_Page 21Sat Sunday. 7.th. August. 1842.
Still storming and damp.

We could not go out to day, but spent the time in reading such books as were proper for the day. I love a bright Sabbath; and I love to go up to the sanctuary, exercise, and action
arouse the physical, as well as mental powers and infuse new life, and rigour in the soul. Inaction produces weariness and sleep, and it impairs the energy of both mind and matter.