Weight of glory is a sermon delivered by cs lewis in the church of st mary the virgin oxford the sermon was first published in theology november 1941 and by the spck 1942 this and several other pieces by lewis were combined in the book also called the weight of glory. The weight of glory quotes showing 1 30 of 76 it would seem that our lord finds our desires not too strong but too weak we are half hearted creatures fooling about with drink and sex and ambition when infinite joy is offered us like an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum because he cannot imagine what is meant by . The weight of glory 6 8 1941 in this address lewis first talks about the longings we each have the deep longing for something which no experience on earth satisfies though we have faint glimpses of like a memory of something long ago its the desire that beauty stirs within us the longing to be fully immersed and joined into the beauty. In the weight of glory lewis says we will be transformed in eternity whether in heaven or hell its a serious thing lewis says to live in a society of possible gods and goddesses to remember that the dullest and most uninteresting person you can talk to may one day be a creature which read more. The weight of all temporal afflictions was lightness itself while the glory to come was a substance weighty and lasting beyond description if the apostle could call his heavy and long continued trials light and but for a moment what must our trifling difficulties be
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