Every Permitted Pleasure

The Jewish sages said that God would hold you accountable for every permitted pleasure you failed to enjoy. So today I had a homegrown tomato.

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  1. One of the very ascetic desert fathers would have his monks bring him every fruit in his area to him when it was ripe. Otherwise he fasted a lot. A disciple asked him why he made this exception to his rigorous discipline. He said “lest we forget the goodness of creation.”

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