C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves
– Jeremy Stock
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
“To destroy abuses is not enough; Habits must also be changed. The windmill has gone, but the wind is still there.” ~old man G— to Monseigneur Bienvenu Myriel” (Victor Hugo, I’m remembering more and more, is one of my favorite authors of all time. He speaks to my heart.)
As lovely, As fragile, As rare… As near… And yet as far… Forget me not.
Seriously, have you seen a cuter kitty? Precious.
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 »