Tag Archives: C.S. Lewis

Dreaming of G.K. Chesterton in a blue sweater

I’ve been trying to complete reading — I’ve mastered just starting the book — G.K. Chesterton’s book, Manalive for over a year. Also in the past year, I have been making great use of the Miami-Dade Public Library system. Whenever … Continue reading

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Through the eyes of a believer

Quick, what do you see in the photo to the right? Go ahead and click on it, I’ll wait. If you see the mid-section of a male who recently underwent successful bypass surgery, the good news is that you are … Continue reading

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God and imagination

The greatest Christian writers of the last century — C.S. Lewis [Chronicles of Narnia], G.K. Chesterton [The Ethics of Elfland, a chapter in Orthodoxy], and J.R.R. Tolkien [Lord of the Rings] — loved fairy tales. The reason is that those … Continue reading

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28th Anniversary of Ronald Reagan Quoting C.S. Lewis

I’m always a sucker for a good CS Lewis quote: The greatest evil is not done in those sordid dens of evil that Dickens loved to paint but is conceived and ordered (moved, seconded, carried, and minuted) in clear, carpeted, … Continue reading

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Now That’s a Bunch of Lard

My love of Cuban Bread can survive knowledge of it’s ingredients, but why can’t food products have a spoiler alert? We could call the anti-spoiler law the IZ Alert. The IZ Alert law would acknowledge the inherent limitations of potentially … Continue reading

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Tuning Out, But Not Turning Away

I heard it twice on the radio before I really heard it. Twin sisters and a six year girl old were gunned own on Thanksgiving by their own brother. This is why I don’t watch local TV news anymore. Reading … Continue reading

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Not another frigging Dwarf!

I love CS Lewis’ writing. The Screwtape Letters drove home in an unforgettable way how the battle for our souls consists of a series constant and seemingly inconsequential decisions, i.e. when to call your Mom. Mere Christianity is a very … Continue reading

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C.S. Lewis on how to not fool yourself

Thanks to Tico Herrera for reminding me about this quote from Mere Christianity: I am trying here to prevent anyone saying the really foolish thing that people often say about Him: “I’m ready to accept Jesus as a great moral … Continue reading

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