Posts Tagged ‘C.S. Lewis’

Despite all the negative things that can be said about the holiday season, there is still a wonderful opportunity for encouragement, healing, and renewal whenever families gather together.  Sadly, this potential generally goes untapped in favor of opening old wounds, indulging our appetites, and maxing out our credit cards.  It reminds me of something C.S. Lewis observed, “We are half-hearted creatures, fooling about with drink and sex and ambition when infinite joy is offered us, like an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum because he cannot imagine what is meant by the offer of a holiday at the sea.”

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