to claim the morning star to expire in the splendour of the fire
It is only the imagination that can see what is invisible. It is the imagination that says, “I wonder if there is an equation for making fireworks to discover.” It is imagination that prompts the search and the need to discover and to wonder.
She should not lay idle - for what is the point in that? She should, as the third person sees it, be listening, looking, and waiting on God through a sort of shrewd preparation.
Picture your time as a seed. You can place it wherever you want to, and you have the freedom to do so. However, we cannot forget that our time is precious and the seeds are few. We can’t take this immense, beautifully gracious time on earth for granted.
If change is an ever throttling locomotive, then discipline is its track.