All normal children (however much we discourage them) look forward to growing up. "Except ye become as little children," except you can wake on your fiftieth birthday with the same forward-looking excitement and interest in life that you enjoyed when you were five, "ye cannot see the Kingdom of God." One must not only die daily, but every day one must be born again.
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Source Notes: "Strong Meat," Creed or Chaos? (1949). Sayers argues that Christ's exhortation to "become as little children" is too often "quoted to justify the fight into infantilism." She sees Christianity as "a religion for adult minds."
Dorothy Leigh Sayers (Oxford, 13 June 1893 Witham, 17 December 1957) was a British author, translator, student of classical and modern languages, and Christian humanist.
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