We who live in this nervous age would be wise to meditate on our lives and our days long and often before the face of God and on the edge of eternity. For we are made for eternity as certainly as we are made for time, and as responsible moral beings we must deal with both.

“He hath set eternity in their heart,” said the Preacher, and I think he here sets forth both the glory and the misery of men. To be made for eternity and forced to dwell in time is for mankind a tragedy of huge proportions. All within us cries for life and permanence, and everything around us reminds us of mortality and change. Yet that God has made us of the stuff of eternity is both a glory and a prophecy yet to be fulfilled.

-A.W. Tozer

I found this quote in my email box late last night.  This is exactly how my mind thinks.  I can no longer be comfortable in this world constrained by time.  I seem to work overtime trying to create comfort, but no matter what I try something inside of me remains unsettled and incomplete. 

My latest craze is sweatpants.  I have gone shopping many times in the past few months to find the softest, warmest pair for winter.  It was just recently that I admitted to myself that this obsessive search serves as an outlet for me to find some substitute in this world that will sooth me.  And as the writer says above, only God can fulfill.  The good news is He has a perfect wardrobe waiting for me in heaven someday.

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