My little daughter Ann was in good health on Monday — and on Thursday she was a corpse!
(The following in an excerpt from James Smith's Autobiography, when he was 28 years old)
Another sharp stroke! My little daughter Ann was in good health on Monday — and on Thursday she was a corpse! She died just two months after her sister Mercy. But the words of the Patriarch came to silence and humble me, "If He snatches someone in death — who can stop Him? Who dares to ask: What are You doing?"
I fear I loved her too much, for she was a beautiful child. Well, she is gone — and I must follow her, nor can I tell how soon.
"The Lord gave — and the Lord has taken away; may the name of the Lord be praised!" Job 1:21