Sunday, 5 October, 1828

The Sabbath has once more arrived to greet the weary and fatigued laborer and give him a day of ease and consolation and a pleasant time to spend in the midst of his family. It must be the day laborer, hails this day with more than ordinary people, who live at home, if from no other motive than the participation of a few hours at home, for I must believe this is the most comfortable place, even if it be poor. Believing that my duty has been faithfully discharged during the week, in every respect I feel that complaisant satisfaction which naturally results from such ideas and look to God for assistance to follow the path of rectitude during the one just commenced.