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Bookish Links -- July 2014

by Sara Lewis

Hi peoples. Let’s see what kind of nerdy delight I was able to scrounge up this month.


Screwtape Letters

I started The Screwtape Letters by C. S. Lewis yesterday and couldn’t put it down.  I found the perspective Lewis used to illustrate the ways the devil works to be intriguing. 777 more words

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More Than Just a Story: How Fantasy Saved My Life

As much as I adore L.M. Montgomery, Jack Weyland, Jane Austen, and Sarah Dessen and their amazing stories about life, there’s one genre that has my heart. 1,568 more words

Day By Day: Grieving and Healing

Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.  C. S. Lewis.

Finding the energy to blog on The Purple Jacket… 630 more words


The Most Difficult Choice You’ll Ever Make

Desmond Tutu once said, “Forgiving is not easy, but it is the path to healing.”

Forgiving is rarely our first inclination, but making the choice to forgive is the only way to heal past hurts. 631 more words


The Convenience of Marriage

From Lewis today I have this profound insight into marriage. (Well, actually, I just had to post it because it is so funny.)

Aravis also had many quarrels (and, I’m afraid even fights) with Cor, but they always made it up again: so that years later, when they were grown up they were so used to quarrelling and making it up again that they got married so as to go on doing it more conveniently.

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What If We Are Alone? [A Marsh-Wiggle Speaks]

Our lives are staked on such simple things, aren’t they? Because it isn’t only true that no man is an island, it’s vastly more true that no belief is marooned, that ideas have consequences, and that every accepted truth claim moves in with its entire family. 2,065 more words