CS Lewis and the longing for home…Eternity. Thanks.


Hello, God. 

It’s the wonderful CS Lewis again.  Really, I must read more of his stuff, and not just ‘The Screwtape Letters’ and Narnia. The way he seems to drop wonderful gems of wisdom and insight so effortlessly  into his letters and musings makes my day. What about this one:

“The sweetest thing in all my life has been the longing — to reach the Mountain, to find the place where all the beauty came from — my country, the place where I ought to have been born. Do you think it all meant nothing, all the longing? The longing for home? For indeed it now feels not like going, but like going back.”

— C.S. Lewis (Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold)

What did you think when you heard him say that, Father?  I bet you smiled.  And now this exceptional man is with you…

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