"Slow me down, Lord!"

Jump, skip, hop! Go-go-go! Instant this, freeze-dried that. Rush! Drive! Beat those deadlines!

The space age is indeed the haste age. So much so that were Moses here now, one might well wonder, for instance, if he would have time to stop and see why that burning bush wasn't consumed, have time for Mount Sinai and the Commandments.

Farfetched? Indeed. But not so to someone forever running on the treadmill of contemporary living. The human demands of his day leave little or no time for inspiration—time to meditate, study, and regenerate thought. For many of us it's mostly output, no input.

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Immunity from Contagion
January 18, 1975

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