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Miracle Pie (Original)

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Title:Miracle Pie  Medium:Oil on Panel  Size: 24 x 36

Artist Michael Bedard

My mother, being still weak, finally gave up and said she could go no further. The company could not wait for her, so she bade my father goodbye and kissed each one of the children Godspeed. Then my mother sat down on a boulder and wept. I told my sister, Elizabeth, to take good care of the twins and the rest of the family, and that I would stay with Mother. I went a few yards away and prayed with faith that God would help us, that He would protect us from devouring wolves, and asked that He would let us reach camp. As I was going back to where my mother was sitting I found a pie in the road. I picked it up and gave it to my mother to eat, and after resting awhile we started on our journey, thanking God for the blessings. A few miles before we reached camp we met my father coming out to meet us. What a joyful meeting that was! We arrived in camp at 10:00 p.m. o’clock. Many times after that Mother felt like giving up and quitting; but then would remember how wonderful the Lord had been to spare her so many times, and offered a prayer of gratitude instead. So she went on her way rejoicing while walking the blood-stained path of snow. Louisa Mellor (age 15)
Willie Martain Handcart Company 1856

 

Michael Bedard Fine Art Gallery
1595 muholland st. , Nauvoo, IL 62354

PH: 801- 803 -3415  E-mail: Michael@bedardfineart.com

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