Tuesday, June 8, 2010


"The self is given to us that we may sacrifice it: it is ours, that we, like Christ, may have somewhat to offer—not that we should torment it; but that we should deny it; not that we should cross it, but that we should abandon it utterly: then it can no more be vexed....It is to be no longer the regent of our action. We are no more to think, 'What should I like to do?' but 'What would the Living One have me do?'"
- George MacDonald

Source: Lewis, C. S. George MacDonald: An Anthology. HarperCollins Publishers, Inc. New York: 1946. Pg 81.

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