A lace bedspread is still on the bed, adorned with photographs and his feathered helmet. His moth-eaten military jacket hangs limply on a hanger. His chair, tucked under his desk, faces the window in the room where he was born on 10 October 1896.
A French soldier’s room has been left unchanged for 96 years since his death in the first world war.
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We are always falling in love or quarreling, looking for jobs or fearing to lose them, getting ill and recovering, following public affairs. If we let ourselves, we shall always be waiting for some distraction or other to end before we can really get down to our work. The only people who achieve much are those who want knowledge so badly that they seek it while the conditions are still unfavorable. Favorable conditions never come.
C.S. Lewis, The Weight of Glory
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I REALLY HOPE WE START VOTING THO.
WE REALLY NEED TO START VOTING.
Reflection on contemporary Christian culture. (via churchjanitor)