Quote by C.S. Lewis

I do not know why there is this difference, but I am sure that God keeps no one waiting unless He sees that it is good for him to wait. When you do enter your room, you will find that the long wait has done you some kind of good which you would not have had otherwise. But you must regard it as waiting, not as camping. You must keep on praying for light: and of course, even in the hall, you must begin trying to obey the rules which are common to the whole house. And above all you must be asking which door is the true one; not which pleases you best by its paint and paneling.

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This quote suggests that waiting is not a form of punishment or negligence from God, but rather a deliberate act when it is deemed beneficial for individuals. The metaphor of entering a room implies that the waiting period serves a purpose or teaches valuable lessons that wouldn't otherwise be gained. It emphasizes the importance of actively seeking guidance, remaining obedient to moral principles, and discerning the true path rather than choosing what is visually appealing. Implicit within this explanation is the idea that patience and a willingness to trust in divine timing lead to personal growth and enlightenment.

By C.S. Lewis
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