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
”Tis no question what thou wantest, Cor, nor I either. ‘Tis in course of law.’— C.S. Lewis, King Lune to Cor, in The Horse and His Boy, Chap. 15 “Rabadash the Ridiculous”
‘But, Father, couldn’t you make whichever you like to be the next King?’
‘No. The King’s under the law, for it’s the law makes him a king. Hast no more power to start away from thy crown than any sentry from his post.’