A character in one of T.S. Eliot’s novels described the mediocrity of modern life this way: “I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.”
At the beginning of this year, I handed out plastic spoons. I would have given everyone a cup of coffee, but spoons were cheaper.
There is certainly nothing wrong with either coffee or spoons, especially coffee. But there is something wrong about …
- Settling for the natural when God offers the supernatural.
- Settling for the mundane when all around us is wonder.
- Settling for average when God expects excellence.
What else would you add to that list?