From the December, 2003 issue of Touchstone
Years the Locusts Have Eaten by David Mills

Years the Locusts Have Eaten

Malcolm Muggeridge’s Chronicles of Wasted Time as an Apology of Love

by David Mills

“You to me are like Nicodemus,” Mother Teresa once wrote Malcolm Muggeridge, “and I am sure the answer is the same—‘unless you become like a little child.’ I am sure you will understand beautifully everything if you would only ‘become’ a little child in God’s hands. Your longing for God is so deep. . . . Christ is longing to be your Food. Surrounded with fullness of living food, you allow yourself to starve.”1

Though it tells the story of his life long before his conversion, in his autobiography Chronicles of Wasted Time, Muggeridge speaks to those who have happily stuffed themselves with the world’s delicacies and finally . . .


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