Friday, July 13, 2012

Monotony

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G.K. Chesterton ~
“Because children have abounding vitality, because they are in spirit fierce and free, therefore they want things repeated and unchanged. They always say, "Do it again"; and the grown-up person does it again until he is nearly dead. 

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For grown-up people are not strong enough to exult in monotony.  

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But perhaps God is strong enough to exult in monotony. It is possible that God says every morning, "Do it again" to the sun; and every evening, "Do it again" to the moon. 
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It may not be automatic necessity that makes all daisies alike; it may be that God makes every daisy separately, but has never got tired of making them. 
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It may be that He has the eternal appetite of infancy; for we have sinned and grown old, and our Father is younger than we.”
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