Sunday, September 25, 2016

Wisdom bomb from Dallas Willard in his book: Renovation of the Heart

In one of C. S. Lewis’s more striking passages, he challenges us 

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 be strongly tempted to worship, or else a horror and a corruption such as you now meet, if at all, only in a nightmare. . . . There are no ordinary people. You have never talked to a mere mortal. Nations, cultures, arts, civilizations— these are mortal, and their life is to ours as the life of a gnat. But it is immortals whom we joke with, work with, marry, snub, and exploit— immortal horrors or everlasting splendors.

C. S. Lewis, The Weight of Glory (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1973), p. 15.

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