Desire and Delight

Desire is love in motion, as a bird upon the wing;
delight is love at rest
, as a bird upon the nest;
now though our desire must still be so towards God,
as that we must be wishing for more of God,
yet our delight must be so in God,
as that we must never wish for more than God.

Matthew Henry, A Method for Prayer pp. 295-96

You have made us for yourself,
and our heart is restless until it rests in You.

–Augustine, Confessions 1.1

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One Response to Desire and Delight

  1. josh cho says:

    How is the rest of that book by Matthew Henry?

    i love the illustration

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