There was a certain amount of pointlessness that was compounded by a feeling of being trapped. The pointlessness came from having enough experience in the job to recognise that it wasn’t as satisfying as I thought it would be. You naively make assumptions about a specific career path. Then you get to that point where [...]
He Learned his anonymity from God himself. leaving his readers, as Godleaves the reader in life’s book to grope for the meaningthat will be quicksilver in the hand.
Faith isn’t intellectual understanding; faith is a deliberate commitment to Jesus Christ, even when I can’t see the way ahead -Oswald Chambers
[P]oetry can do something that philosophy cannot, for poetry is arbitrary and has already turned the formulae of belief into an operation of faith. – Charles Williams from Charles Williams,The Descent of the Dove: A short history of the Holy Spirit in the Church (London: Longmans Green, 1939, p 123).
English usage is sometimes more than mere taste, judgment, and education – sometimes it’s sheer luck, like getting across the street. – – E.B. White
I give you the self superiority of the STC in the 19th Century. Our version of the Bible is to be loved and prized for this, as for a thousand other things, — that it has preserved a purity of meaning to many terms of natural objects. Without this holdfast, our vitiated imaginations would refine [...]
My kind of drug. “Books are a Hard-Bound Drug With No Danger Of An Overdose. I Am the Happy Victim Of Books.” Image Credit: I found this image via FlashDecor, but seeing as i’m pretty sure that’s Karl Lagerfield and the font looks vaguely familiar, I really think the source is more along Vogue [...]
I take up this work with the purpose to read it for the first time as I should any other work, — as far at least as I can or dare. For I neither can, nor dare, throw off a strong and awful prepossession in its favour — certain as I am that a large [...]