Thursday, May 13, 2010

The Day Is Coming

There have been times when I think we do not desire heaven; but more often I find myself wondering whether, in our heart of hearts, we have ever desired anything else...It is the secret signature of each soul, the incommunicable and unappeaseable want, the thing we desired before we met our wives or made our friends or choose our work, and which we shall still desire on our deathbeds, when the mind no longer knows wife or friend or work...All your life an unattainable ecstasy has hovered just beyond the grasp of your consciouisness. The day is coming when you will wake to find, beyond all hope, that you have attained it.
C.S. Lewis, The Problem Of Pain, pg.145

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