Tuesday, May 03, 2011

A New Read

"Part of maturity is the principle of deferred gratification. If you cannot embrace the pain of learning but must have instant gratification, you forfeit the greatest rewards of life."

-John Piper from Think: The Life of the Mind and the Love of God


Hallie said...

Wow that's one of those comfort in the challenge quotes. Thanks for sharing.

Andrea said...

isn't it, though? hmm. I feel like I should write it out and put it somewhere where i'll see it often.

today i thought of your visit in july and i smiled. late-night conversations, morning coffee, laughing till it hurts, swimsuits and the beach, exploring the city, walks in the parks, mornings at the farmers market... aaah.

the McGee family said...

Great quote. Thanks.