Many of his poems (he was an accomplished poet as well as an artist) show the struggle he experienced in trying to understand exactly how art and beauty fit into the spiritual life.
My moment of epiphany…
from THE HIDING PLACE Corrie ten Boom And so seated next to my father in the train compartment, I suddenly asked, “Father, what is sex sin?” He turned to look at me, as he always did when answering a question, but to my surprise he said nothing. At last he stood up, lifted his traveling […]
A silly idea is current that good people do not know what temptation means. This is an obvious lie. Only those who try to resist temptation know how strong it is… A man who gives in to temptation after five minutes simply does not know what it would have been like an hour later. That […]