Archive for the ‘C S Lewis’ Category

If you are on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road

Monday, August 1st, 2011
Silver coin, Vietnam Memorial

Would you think I was joking if I said that you can put the clock back, and that if the clock is wrong it is often a very sensible thing to do? But I would rather get away from that whole idea of clocks. We all want progress. But progress means getting nearer to the…

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There is no safe investment. To love at all is to be vulnerable.

Friday, April 24th, 2009
pink and white tulips

Love anything, and your heart will certainly be wrung and possibly be broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact, you must give your heart to no one, not even to an animal. Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid all entanglements; lock it up safe in the casket or coffin of your…

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