1x14 The Lord is My Shepherd (2)
First Aired: Dec. 18, 1974 on NBC
Summary: After wishing her brother would die because she was so jealous of him, Laura is consumed with grief when the poor child actually does die. She then decides to run away because she does not want her family to blame her for his death. She runs to a mountain, where she soon meets an old man…
Main Characters in this Episode
Jonathan: He has answered.
Laura Ingalls: No he hasn't!
Jonathan: He has answered. And He's made his decision. That's why He sent your Pa. He wants you to be with your Pa and your brother to be with Him.
Laura Ingalls: That isn't what I wanted! Pa wants a son!
Jonathan: No, child. That's what you thought he wanted. Only God knows best about these things. That's why He sent your Pa here. Because He knows that your Pa loves you and needs you. How else could your father have found you?
Laura Ingalls: How can you be sure?
Jonathan: He told me, child.