A feeling of real need is always a good enough reason to pray.
Seeing our Father in everything makes life one long thanksgiving and gives rest of the heart.
Where the soul is full of peace and joy, outward surrounding and circumstances are of comparatively little account.
The true secret of giving advice is, after you have honestly given it, to be perfectly indifferent whether it is taken or not, and never persist in trying to set people right.
Let me advise thee not to talk of thyself as being old. There is something in Mind Cure, after all, and if thee continually talks of thyself as being old, thee may perhaps bring on some of the infirmities of age. At least I would not risk it if I were thee.