“There is no safe investment. To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything, and your heart will certainly be wrung and possibly be broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact, you must give your heart to no one, not even to an animal. Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid all entanglements…” — C.S. Lewis
My dad brought me close as I was sitting in his office, put me on his lap, and told me something that has stuck with me since then. “Philip, my dear boy, you’re the biggest and tallest. Sometimes, other people will have a complex. They will do whatever it takes to rile you up. Force you to say and do things you’ll regret. People don’t like it that you’re okay with you…Son, you’re a Worrall. You’re going to have to get broader shoulders. You’ll have to keep getting bigger ones as you grow up.”
It has been a while since I wrote another piece on my New Year’s Resolutions. Previously I mentioned: Resolved, that I will do whatsoever I think to be most to God’s glory and my own good, profit, and pleasure, in the whole of my life. Additionally, I resolve to do whatever I think to beContinue reading “Resolutions (Part 2 of 5)”
What is my pipe for? Well, the simple answer is for relaxation. Yet, I have three reasons. Also, I quote an Indian Proverb, Einstein, Aragorn, and Karl Barth. What more do you want from me? Go take a look at it.
Welcome to 2017. 2016 has been quite the rough year. It is that time once again to make resolutions. //giphy.com/embed/RtqZpccRVNtpm?html5=true via GIPHY If anyone knows me well, they can tell you that I do not do New Year’s resolutions. I find them quite crude, and I find them to lack any particular vision of theContinue reading “Resolutions, Edwards, and a New Year (Part 1 of 5)”