Food for thought from “Light from Heaven” by Jan Karon:

‘You look dubious,’ she said, folding towels.
‘Not dubious.  Dumbfounded!’  He closed the book and put it under his arm.  ‘And scared silly, to tell the plain truth.’
‘Remember, sweetheart, what James Hudson Taylor said; you’ve quoted it to me as I plunged into many a Violet book.  “There are three stages in the work of God:  impossible, difficult, done.”’

What to do?  Find Sammy and deal with it now? Or get up to Wilson’s Ridge and talk to Sammy this evening?  George Macdonald had put a fine point on it:
        “You have a disagreeable duty to do at twelve o’clock.  Do not blacken nine and ten and eleven, and all between, with the color of twelve . . .”