We do not want merely to see beauty, though, God knows, even that is bounty enough. We want something else which can hardly be put into words - to be united with the beauty we see, to pass into it, to receive it into ourselves, to bathe in it, to become part of it.
Sunday, October 17, 2010
Why We Like Horses
In an excellent new book by Lou Markos, Restoring Beauty: the Good, the True, and the Beautiful in the Writings of C.S. Lewis, I just came across this quote from C.S. Lewis's "The Weight of Glory":