Bookkeeping

The Hell of Bookkeeping

BY ROBERT FARRAR CAPON

It is the evil eye, you see – the eye that loves the darkness of its bookkeeper’s black ink, the eye that cannot stand the red ink of unsuccess as it appears in the purple light of grace. Bookkeeping is the only punishable offense in the kingdom of heaven. For in that happy state, the books are ignored forever, and there is only the Book of life.

The Hell of Bookkeeping