That’s a book written by C.S. Lewis (You can read an excerpt here). But today it struck me as an incredibly beautiful phrase.
Funny how beauty pops up in the most interesting places and ways. Words communicating beauty are one of my favorite types of beauty.
You don’t have to go to a museum to see them. They don’t cost anything. And it’s even more amazing, because there are so many words everywhere that I get used to them and start to take them for granted.
I do love ordinary words because they help connect me to you. But then when a word or phrase goes above the ordinary, it’s like this great and wonderful surprise on top of the pleasant, nice ordinariness of words.
I think it’s a bit like having my own personal collection of beauty inside my head. The phrase “A Grief Observed” is the latest addition.