1. Pick up the nearest book ( of at least 123 pages).
2. Open the book to page 123.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the next three sentences.
5. Tag five people.
So I glance around my paper-strewn cluttered desk and spy Wisdom and Innocence, A Life of GK Chesterton by Joseph Pearce (still new in shrink-wrap, but not for long).
The fifth sentence on p. 123 is: 'Our friendship with G.K. was the daily bread of life: he made one feel at home in the world and he himself was like a huge comfortable house with great windows opening on to vistas and letting in the daylight...
The next three sentences continue: For us he belongs (it is impossible to think of him in the past tense) not to the limelight, but to the firelight. ' Barbara Nicholl echoed the sentiments of her sister: 'I shall never be grateful enough for knowing him. It is not only what he did and meant at the time, but what he meant later, remembering it in a more grown-up way.'
Now I am supposed to tag five people. Do I even know five people? Just kidding. But like Paul who gave up tagging for Lent, I will not tag anyone, but will let you play along if you want to.