from an email to my sister

I guess I feel this huge, overwhelming disappointment, the same thing I feel when any of my friends makes these sad, wrong, destructive choices, because they know better. And it makes me sad to see them throw their lives away for temporary pleasure, when so much more is offered them.

“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. We are far too easily pleased.” – CS Lewis

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~ by wildeyedwonder on May 19, 2006.

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