Brat Farrar (bratfarrar) wrote,
Brat Farrar
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lewis, on making choices

I would much rather say that every time you make a choice you are turning the central part of you, the part of you that chooses, into something a little different from what it was before. And taking your life as a whole, with all your innumerable choices, all your life long you are slowly turning this central thing either into a heavenly creature or into a hellish creature: either into a creature that is in harmony with God, and with other creatures, and with itself, or else into one that is in a state of war and hatred with God, and with its fellow-creatures, and with itself.

C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity


It's so very hard to keep this in mind as I go about my daily routine. I want to, though.
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