A dear little nephew had been spending the morning with...

A dear little nephew had been spending the morning with us, and when the time came for him to go home, after getting him ready, the door near which we were standing was opened for him. Very unexpectedly he cried out, "I don't want to go out of this door, I want to go out of another door." Without considering the consequences, in fact without apparently any special thought, I replied, "Of course you want to go out of this door when you are right here; Auntie is busy and does not want to go to another door." Upon this he threw himself down upon the floor and kicked and screamed. When I saw the commotion which had been caused I almost wished I had said nothing, but done as the child wished. I knew the demand was unreasonable, and I felt that, according to all ideas of government, it would be most unwise, for the child's good, to accede to it. I was much distressed at the situation, and sat down in an adjoining room to seek help. I said to myself, "I am trying to do what is right for the child, then, what is the matter; I know something is wrong, or the result would be different." Almost immediately it came clearly to me that I was indeed trying to do right, — my sense of right, — founded upon human opinion and education. I resolved at once to put this all aside, and to be perfectly willing to be led by God, and to open any door in the house, if God required it of me, but to be deaf to the call of error. Then I waited. In a few minutes the dear little boy came into the room, still tearful, but so loving, and said, "Won't you please wipe my tears, and open the door you wanted me to go out of." I felt like a very repentant child myself, and yet a very grateful child, that our Father had opened the right door for me, and the human will had not been allowed to hold sway. I need not say to any of our dear co-workers that this lesson has proved invaluable on many other occasions. Is not every such experience a blessing upon our dear Leader's labors?

Mrs. Helen C. Sherer, Janesville, Wis.

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