Sighing for Eden: Sin, Evil, and the Christian Faith

Willimon, William H.

Abingdon Press, 1985

p. 129

Spring is depressing, especially you see “young lovers stroll among apple blossoms.” You feel yourself getting older. “You have more yesterdays on your account than tomorrows. . . . there are more doors closing behind you than opening in front of you . . . .” It was in just this frame of mind that King David stepped out onto his balcony and spotted Bathsheba.