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“The Weight of Glory,” in The Weight of Glory and Other Addresses

Lewis, C. S., edited and with an introduction by Walter Hooper | Collier, 1980


pp. 3-4

“It would seem that Our Lord finds our desires not too strong, but too weak.  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.”