Food for thought from “A Common Life” by Jan Karon:

       Listen to this”, he said, ’An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered.  An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.’
       She laughed.  I didn’t know G. K. [Chesterton] had been to Cullen camp.
       And this:  ‘The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting.  It has been found difficult, and left untried’.