November Gratitude–for longing

photo by Josh Scholten

“It was when I was happiest that I longed most…The sweetest thing in all my life has been the longing…to find the place where all the beauty came from.”
C.S. Lewis

Like the child who longs for Christmas, anticipating for weeks what that moment will be like when they see gifts piled high under the tree,  we revel in longing.  It is the sweetness of the “already but not yet”, knowing there is more to come, something far more wonderful and beautiful than we can ever imagine…

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