"But the Christian’s hope is positive. His youth is like that of the heir who knows precisely what awaits him. No, more than this, the Christian has the assurance which no heir in temporal things can ever have. He knows with absolute certainty that the inheritance will not merely be kept for him, but that he will be kept for it."
Ironically, mysticism is the last refuge of the hopeless; and an ethereal experience is the last invention of the mind; but neither of these will finally suffice for hearts. From deep within, men and women want to live, even as they chase after death to do just that.