The Screwtape Letters

Lewis, C. S.

Macmillan, 1961

p. 36

Prayers offered in the state of dryness may please God best. “When a human, though not desiring is still intending to do God’s will, looks round upon a universe from which every trace of God seems to have vanished, and who asks why he has been forsaken, but still obeys” then God triumphs uniquely.