"It is no good my saying: “I wish I were like Joan of Arc or St. John of
the Cross.” I can only be St. Evelyn Waugh—after God knows what
experiences in purgatory." --Evelyn Waugh
Hmmm, let's see here...
It is no good my saying: "I wish I were like Evelyn WaughFlannery O'ConnorWalker PercyThomas MertonG.K. ChestertonHilaire BellocJ.R.R. Tolkien cantankerously responding in Latin during a vernacular Mass like I was born in 1892 or imagining myself in the glory days of Cluny Joan of Arc or St. John of the Cross." I can only be Sign Name Here - after God knows what experiences and my decision to accept His graces here in this life, which is built up of present moments.