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LESSONS FROM MY FATHER #3
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 is why bad people, in one sense, know very little about badness. They have lived a sheltered life by always giving in. ~C.S. Lewis
I love going to restaurants, especially a fine restaurant. I love the whole experience that comes from that brush with the “upper crust”, – escorted to a table especially reserved for me, “May I help you, Sir?”, cloth napkins, three forks, multiple plates, words on the menu that I cannot pronounce – it is all an adventure that makes me wonder how many ways can I embarrass myself today. Apparently, a Shrimp Cocktail does NOT contain alcohol!
As a kid, however, it was only special occasions that would Continue reading