February 14, 2011
FR. RON ROLHEISER, omi
Eighty-five years ago, G. K. Chesterton looked at his society and saw some things that disturbed him. Here’s his comment:
“There comes an hour in the afternoon when the child is tired of ‘pretending’; when he is weary of being a robber or a noble savage. It is then that he torments the cat. There comes a time in the routine of an ordered civilization when the man is tired at playing at mythology and pretending that a tree is a maiden or that the moon made love to a man. more . . .