Stories of My Grandmother Author:Ella M. Robinson What is it like to have a prophetess for a grandmother? Ella M. Robinson knew. Her grandmother was Ellen G. White. In Stories of My Grandmother Mrs. Robinson tells what Ellen White was like as a grandmother and real person. Although God had chosen Mrs. White as His messenger to the Seventh-day Adventist Church and given her many great respon... more »sibilities, she still found time to be the kind of grandmother any girl would dream of. Mrs. White knew when a tired little girl would enjoy an apple or peppermint or help in cutting out a picture fro a magazine.
Mrs. Robinson also relates interesting experiences from Mrs. White's life. She tells how God chose Ellen as a young girl to be His prophet and the many stuggles with poverty and sickness she had to go through.
When the Seventh-day Adventist Church first started, the United States was a land of pioneers. There was no fast airplanes or wide interstate highways to travel on. Mr. and Mrs. White rode in open buggies, on trains that often wrecked, and on small boats that storms would toss about. They had many exciting adventures as they carried messages from God from place to place. Later Mrs. White journey to Europe and Australia. Wherever she went, she was a friend to boys and girls and adults alike.
Young people who know Ellen G. White only as a picture in a schoolbook or a name the minister mentions in his sermon will discover in this book that Mrs. White was a real person they would have enjoyed being with.« less