Again, is this why I often feel so restless?
Andrew Peterson wrote of this longing in, I think, a profound way in his book Adorning The Dark.
But you will have to be patient. I haven’t got to blogging about that book quite yet…
There is so much left to do in this life, I feel like I have only begun.
I wonder if my grandfather at 92 somehow felt it was all only a preamble?
The security we crave would teach us to rest our hearts in this world and oppose an obstacle to our return to God: a few moments of happy love, a landscape, a symphony, a merry meeting with our friends, a bathe or a football match, have no such tendency. Our Father refreshes us on the journey with some pleasant inns, but will not encourage us to mistake them for home.