Para, Brazil, Sep 19, 1911Ill in bed, dear dear friend no wonder to those who know the cruel burdens Fate has heaped on head & heart those long weary years.Yet this news seems almost incredible for your bodily strength always appeared to be beyond change or disease like crystals or sunshine. Of course you need absolute rest. Lie down among the pines for a while then get to plain pure white love-work with Marian, to help humanity and other mortals and the Lord, heal the sick, cheer the sorrowful, break the jaws of the wicked etc. But this Amazon delta sermon is growing too long. How glad I am that Marian was
1911 Sep 19
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