"The care that is filling your mind at this moment, or but waiting till you lay the book down to leap upon you--that need which is no need, is a demon sucking at the spring of your life."
[And the other person--this is a dialogue--the other person says,]
"'No; mine is a reasonable care--an unavoidable care, indeed!
"'Is it something you have to do this very moment?'
"'Then you are allowing it to usurp the place of something that is required of you at this moment!'
"'There is nothing required of me at this moment.'
"'Nay, but there is--the greatest thing that can be required of a man.'
"'And what's that?'
"'Trust in the living God....'
"'I do trust Him in spiritual matters.'
"'Everything is an affair of the spirit.'"--George MacDonald