Friday, October 08, 2010

Grace and Sentiment

Our age not only does not have a very sharp eye for the almost imperceptible intrusions of grace, it no longer has much feeling for the nature of the violences which precede and follow them.
— Mystery and Manners: Occasional Prose

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To expect too much is to have a sentimental view of life and this is a softness that ends in bitterness. - Inside Catholic link