C.S. Lewis on Growing Vegetables

“Aye,” said MacPhee, “And it could be a right good history without mentioning you or me or most of those present. I’d be greatly obliged if any one would tell me what we have done–always apart from feeding the pigs and raising some very decent vegetables.”

“You have done what was required of you,” said the Director. “You have obeyed and waited. It will often happen like that. As one of the modern authors has told us, the altar must often be built in one place in order that the fire from heaven may descend somewhere else.”

-C.S. Lewis, That Hideous Strength

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