Sayings of the wise“It is not simply to be taken for granted that the Christian has the privilege of living among other Christians. Jesus Christ lived in the midst of his enemies.
So the Christian, too, belongs not in the seclusion of a cloistered life but in the thick of foes. There is his commission, his work.”
by Dietrich Bonhoeffer Life Together, Chapter 1, p17
‘I was with him in his last hour and he gave me this message to your Majesty: to remember that all worlds draw to an end and that noble death is a treasure which no one is too poor to buy.’— C.S. Lewis, a message from Roonwit the Centaur to Prince Tirian, in The Last Battle, Chapter 8 “What News the Eagle Brought”