Sunday, 24 August, 1828

How swiftly time passes, and how pleasant the reflections on this day to be able to look on the past week and, in truth, say we have discharged our duty to all. I  must here declare it to be my conviction, drawn from my own feelings, that there is no enjoyment, no pleasure of permanency, but such as springs from a regular discharge of our several duties in life. And when we do this we feel a self-complacency and satisfaction that no other course in life will afford.