I found this comment on the quote below from CS Lewis, when I happened to google it for the source (The Pilgrim’s Regress doesn’t provide the source, and I thought it must be from Lilith, but it’s been a long time since I read that). Oh so true. Note: “‘You may think you are dead …’” C.S. Lewis, creator
You will not sleep, if you lie there a thousand years, until you have opened your hand and yielded that which is not yours to give or to withhold. You may think you are dead, but it will be only a dream; you may think you have come awake, but it will still be only
I sat down last night to sew a few more crochet squares together (I’ve only one more panel to stitch up!) till I thought ‘I’m done with this, and with the thoughts in my own head’ so I picked up my newish CS Lewis essay book (after four chapters of my bible) and flicked through
Justin Taylor has blogged a (short) CS Lewis essay of this title here (and the comments are interesting).