C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves
– Jeremy Stock
“We are not all born at once, but by bits. The body first, and the spirit later… Our mothers are racked with the pains of our physical birth; we ourselves suffer the longer pains of our spiritual growth.”
Nights like tonight… after days like today… and nights like last night… it’s just me and Beethoven amidst a sorrowful heart and languishing prayers… Lord, have mercy…
“If you want to overcome the whole world, overcome yourself.” ~ Fyodor Dostoyevsky No truer words, nor more difficult to enact. True to form, Dostoyevsky says sit like it is, even when it cuts to the heart… and daunts even the strong in faith. Such is my prayer… Lord have mercy.
“To love someone means to see them as God intended them.” — Fyodor Dostoyevsky
My dear friend: The journey doesn’t end here.
…what will Tomorrow bring?
Yes, he cares what she has to say. Very much so. He is praying for her, always. In her struggles, she is not alone. No matter how she feels, she can turn to him. Please remember, He didn’t change. He is still here, just like he always has been. He too feels many of the same things she is feeling…. Read more »
Just as midnight marks a new day in the deep of night, so this day comes and I am no closer to knowing, no closer to understanding, kept in the dark – a quiet, silent, dark. Yet prayer is best in the dark…