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No Question Whether an Event Has Happened Because of Your Prayer

There is no question whether an event has happened because of your prayer. When the event you prayed for occurs your prayer has always contributed to it. 32 more words


Lewis & von Balthasar on the 'Killing,' 'Forming' nature of Marriage

I have the great privilege of preaching at a 25th Wedding Celebration this Saturday; quite a milestone if you ask me. Marriage overtly shapes and moulds us; this shaping and moulding must be seen as one of its primary purposes (sacramental & sanctifying) or marriage will most definitely NOT be what you dreamt it up to be. 339 more words

Von Balthasar

Within the Boundaries

Apologetic Reflections #1

Poverty is an insistent need in the back of everyone’s mind. How can I help those in need? How much is enough? A friend and I were discussing our encounters with people in need. 384 more words


C.S. Lewis, J.K. Rowling, and Perceptions of Sex

Re-post because I’m tired.

Just to lay my cards on the table, let it be known that I have read The Chronicles of Narnia multiple times, and that I have only read the Harry Potter series once. 1,157 more words

Rereading the Screwtape Letters as an Atheist; Part Thirteen

For several chapters now, Lewis and I have danced around the topic of Christian sexual morality. He says one thing that makes me cringe and brace myself for the topic. 1,335 more words

C. S. Lewis

Hey hey!

It will be a quick post about friendship today. I’ve just had a lovely dinner out with my friends from work tonight and it just made me think about how important my friends are to me.

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Daily Life


I recently read C. S. Lewis’ sermon/essay “The Weight of Glory,” which opens with these lines:

“If you asked twenty good men today what they thought the highest of the virtues, nineteen of them would reply, Unselfishness. 540 more words