Susannah Stone had a gift–and a determination–to trust God, to recognize his hand in her life, and to see the good even during severe trials. “I have seen that the hand of the Lord has been over me for good from my earliest childhood,” she reflected.
Susannah recalled that the people bore these sufferings with remarkable faith:
We waded through the cold streams many times, but we murmured not, for our faith in God and our testimony of his work was supreme. And in the blizzards and falling snow we sat under our handcarts and sang, “Come, Come, Ye Saints.”