Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Day 16

I had never noticed that all enjoyment spontaneously overflows into praise unless (sometimes even if) shyness or the fear of boring others is deliberately brought in to check it....
I had not noticed either that just as men spontaneously praise whatever they value, so they spontaneously urge us to join them in praising it: "Isn't she lovely? Wasn't it glorious? Don't you think that magnificient?" The Psalmists in telling everyone to praise God are going what all men do when they speak of what they care about....what we delight to do, what indeed we can't help doing, about everything else we value.
--C.S. Lewis, Reflections on the Psalms

1 comment:

Laura (Tutti Dolci) said...

Just read this recently in "Desiring God" - so good!