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Thoughts for the anxious

Cover of Chimes of Bygone Years

Today's Devotional

To arrive at a right conclusion in any difficulty, weigh as comprehensively as possible the circumstances in which you stand; for Providence is the will of God.

About the author and the source

Charlotte Bickersteth Wheeler taught English in the 1870s and wrote sentimental novels and evangelistic biographies of relatives who had died. Among her books was Chimes from Bygone Years, a collection of quotes arranged by days of the year and organized by topic. She titled today’s selections “Thoughts for the Anxious,” from which we pass along one thought.

From Vaughan’s Remains quoted in Chimes from Bygone Years: Thoughts for Daily Reading, compiled by Charlotte Bickersteth Wheeler. London: Elliot Stock, 1878.

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