Ellen G. White: The Australian Years: 1891-1900 (vol. 4)


Confronted with the Cold of Midwinter

The home in Preston that the staff in midsummer had found so convenient was difficult to heat. Neither the wood they purchased by the hundredweight nor the coke they endeavored to use could raise the temperature in the high-ceilinged rooms to a point of comfort. It was decided to move when the six-month lease expired. Adelaide, in South Australia, offered a more comfortable climate 4BIO 45.4

But no satisfactory place could be found in Adelaide, popular for its winter climate, and the proposed move was delayed. She told Daniells: 4BIO 45.5

Come what may, we must not for a moment lose courage or hope or faith, because that would give the victory to the enemy.... Whatever circumstances may arise, we must remember that the Captain of the Lord's host is leading us.—Manuscript 33, 1892. 4BIO 46.1