161_Page 159Sunday. 30th. April. 1843.

Showers in the morning, settling in a complete storm at night. The weather prevented my going to church, but my better half went for me. Unavoidable events have kept me at home the last three, or four sabbath days, but I endeavor by instructing the children, and improveing my time, to observe the spirit of Gods command, “Remember the sabbath day to keep it holy.”
Louis read a chapter in the Bible quite well, he improves finely. The month of April leaves us in tears.