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The Art of Lying in Bed | G.K. Chesterton

Released Monday, 28th December 2015
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Listen to episode 18 of the Inspirational Living podcast: The Art of Lying in Bed. Edited and Adapted from an essay by G.K. Chesterton.

Podcast Excerpt: Lying in bed would be an altogether perfect and supreme experience, if only one had a colored pencil long enough to draw on the ceiling. This, however, is not generally a part of the domestic apparatus. I have fancied that it might be accomplished with several buckets of paint and a broom. But if one worked in a really sweeping and masterly way, and laid on the color in great washes, it might drip down again on one’s face in floods of rich and mingled color like some strange fairy rain; and that would have its disadvantages. I am afraid it is necessary to stick to pencil drawing for this form of artistic expression....