Immortal Horrors or Everlasting Splendors

I am sure that you have read it before, but it is well worth reading and reflecting upon daily:

Per C.S. Lewis in The Weight of Glory, quoted in Created in God’s Image by Anthony Hoekema, pp. 96-97:

It is a serious thing . . . to remember that the dullest and most uninteresting person you talk to may one day be a creature which, if you saw it now, you would be strongly tempted to worship, or else a horror and a corruption such as you now meet, if at all, only in a nightmare.  All day long we are, in some degree, helping each other to one or the other of these destinations.  It is in the light of these overwhelming possibilities, it is with the awe and the circumspection proper to them, that we should conduct all our dealings with one another, all friendships, all loves, all play, all politics. . . . It is immortals whom we joke with, work with, marry, snub, and exploit – immortal horrors or everlasting splendors.

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