A Found Creature
What's Blooming, Mid-May, 2008

"There are no ordinary people"

I've always loved this quote by C.S. Lewis.  Today, I found it, again, at Desiring God:

It is a serious thing to live in a society of possible gods and goddesses, to remember that the dullest and most uninteresting person you talk to may one day be a creature which, if you saw it now, you would strongly be tempted to worship, or else a horror and a corruption such as you now meet, if at all, only in a nightmare. All day long we are, in some degree, helping each other to one or other of these destinations. It is in the light of these overwhelming possibilities, it is with the awe and the circumspection proper to them, that we should conduct all our dealings with one another, all friendships, all loves, all play, all politics. There are no ordinary people. You have never talked to a mere mortal. (The Weight of Glory, 14-15)

I try to remember this. 

BTW, blogging will be light for the next half week (at least) - we've got a busy weekend planned, and the weather is lovely so I'll be spending as much time outside as possible. 


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