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Too Easily Pleased?

January 13, 2009

CS Lewis said “Indeed, if we consider the unblushing promises of reward and the staggering nature of the rewards promised in the Gospels, it would seem that our Lord finds our desires, not too strong, but too weak. We are half-hearted creatures, fooling about with drink and sex and ambition when infinite joy is offered us, like an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum because he cannot imagine what is meant by the offer of a holiday at the sea. We are far too easily pleased.”

My Heart’s Cry:  OH God!  Please don’t let me be so easily pleased that I settle for worldly short term pleasures.  Let me daily seek to taste of that complete pleasure found only in You.  Help me make my desire for You so strong that it overcomes all else!  Help me live only to glorify You!

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