Monday, April 6, 2009

Failing to Take Sin Far Enough Pt. 2


...and maybe that's what "sloth" really is--stopping short rather than doing the work of tracing our desires and perceived temptations all the way back to their true and pure origin--the hidden source of the river, springing up in life...

To change the metaphor, I hope William Blake will forgive me for taking a verse from his poem out of context, but I do see it in that light:

I give you the end of a golden string;

Only wind it into a ball,

It will lead you in at Heaven’s gate,

Built in Jerusalem’s wall.…

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