teraess nor hard feeling* one towards an other, but all should n»ve*bn sweetly in love, being knit together in the bonds of peace. Charity tranqnilizes our spirits; yea, it transforms* them and makes them new. It sheds a bright'light upon all the gloomy scenes of this Me.,.. It laWMi to assuage the distresses and sorrows of oth and to diffuse peace and happiness all around*" It arraigns not the motives of men; it loop not into the recesse§ of the heart, nor consigns men to perdition for an honest difference of opinion. The Tree spirit.—Prof. Longfellow, in one of his beautiful compositions, in speak ing of the human heart, says: “ What I have seen of the world, and known of the history of mankind, teaches me to look upon flle .errors of others in sorrow, not in anger. When I take the history of one poor heart thlt has sinned and suffered, and represent to myself the struggle* and temptations it has passed through ; the feverish inquietude of hopes and fears; the pressure of want; the desertion of mends; the scorn of the world that has little cha rity; the desolation <>f the soil’s sanctua ry, and threatenl%»»ia-wiQiin; health gone; even hopej§hat remains longest, -I would faip leave the erring soul s with Mai from whose hands it inf Affectionate Spirit—We sometimes meet with men who seem to think that any indulgence in affectionate feeling is a weakness. They will return from a jour ney, and greet their families with distant dignity,' and move among their children with die cold and lofty splendor of an ice buig, surrounded with its broken frag ments. There is hardly a more unnatural sight on earth, than one of these families without hearts. > A father had better extinguish jus boy’s eyes, tha|Uake away his heart. /Who that has Experienced the joys of friendship, and lpiows the worth of sympathy and • lose all that affection, would not rather lose an tnat is beautiM% nature’s scenery, than be rob bed of tb&hi&k treasures of his heal Who wptdd not rather bury his wife, than bury his love for her? Who would not l rather , follow his child to the grave, than entomb his parental affection? Cherish, then, your heart’s best affec tions. Indulge in the warm and gushing emotions of filial, parental, fraternal love. Think it not a weaHiss. God is love. Love God. 4^°ve everX body and every thing that is lovely. Teach your chil dren to love; to love the rose, to love the robin, to love their parents, IjrJove their God. Let it be the studied object of your ^domestic culture, to give them warm hearts and ardent- affections. Bind your whole family together by these string cords. You cannot make them too numerous. You cannot make them too strong. Re ligion is love; love to God—love to man, Norfolk Hen ^Confidence ip Goodnea.—There! thing very winnimrand endearing in confi dence. Who cJBd^ake away the fife of a bird which had fled to his- bosom from the pounce of a hawk| Or-who could take advantage of having him in his hand to deprive thejjttle trembler even of his liberty? Nothing is ever lost by trusting in the ingenuSus and noble minded; they al ways feel a responsibility to repay the trust reposed in them. What, then, may we not expect from the God of all comfort? - ■ t • How absurd is avarice in an old man! It is like a man scraping money anxiously together to pay his turnpikes, after he has got to the end of his journey. Junto Academy. __ * The Spring Session of Junto Aca demy commenced on the 15th of January. Prices of tuition as heretofore. Price of board from $5 to M/ 50 per month. k4 full and complete academical course is taught in thu institution, with four or five different languages. Moral and religious instruction carefully Imparted. ■ THE CHBIST|AN SUN, If published at Hillsborough, N. C. on the first of each month, at one dollar por annum, pay. able in advance. ^ -• Edited by Rev. D. \ffr Kerb, of Junto. All communications mnet be addressed to Rev- D. W. Kerr, P. M., Junto, Orange coun ty. N. C. ' ^ artt. Printer.

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