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Humility is not a virtue anymore

As to his growing reputation and the fact that he was quickly becoming a well-known public figure, let me record for the sheer pleasure of it that throughout the whole of his life I never recall a single remark, a single word or silence, a single look, the lightest flicker of an eyelid or hemi-demi-semitone of alteration in the pitch of his voice which would go to suggest that he felt his opinion entitled to more respect than that of old friends he was talking with because, unlike theirs, it had won the ear of tens or hundreds of thousands wherever the English language is spoken and in a good many places where it is not.

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Though he does not use the phrase, we could define faith as C. S. Lewis presents it as “openness to revelation.” Uncle Andrew hears the music of Narnia’s creation as noise because that is all he is willing to hear. 174 more words


10 books that have deeply affected me

Books, books, books!

A friend today asked me to list ten books that have affected me in some significant way. Knowing me, you probably won’t be surprised it’s a mixture of fiction, theology, biography, and poetry. 211 more words


Finding God in the Land of Narnia by Kurt Bruner and Jim Ware

C.S. Lewis made it clear that the Chronicles of Narnia were not written as, and were never intended to be read as, allegories. Rather, the story grew out of a supposition, an imagination of what another fallen world, its history, and its redemption might look like. 72 more words


They're Taking the Waygooks to Geumjeongsan

“The sweetest thing in all my life has been the longing — to reach the Mountain, to find the place where all the beauty came from — my country, the place where I ought to have been born. 1,115 more words


Fearless Authors

When asked in a casual conversation what I did for a living, I replied, “I am an author”. I had just published my first book, and I admit that I felt a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction in hearing myself say the words. 656 more words


Satan’s Welcome

(Upon Edmund arriving at the White Witch’s castle.)

“”I will tell Her Majesty,” said the Wolf. “Meanwhile, stand still on the threshold, as you value your life.” Then it vanished into the house. 198 more words