Quote: July 6, 2013

“We are half-hearted creatures, fooling about with drink and sex and ambition when infinite joy is offered us, like an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum because he cannot imagine what is meant by the offer of a holiday at the sea. We are far too easily pleased.”

The Weight of Glory
(January 9th entry in The Business of Heaven. published in the U.S. on 7/5/1984)