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October Book Club

“He leaves the creature to stand up on its own legs- to carry out from the will alone duties which have lost all relish. It is during such trough periods, much more than during the peak periods, that it is growing into the sort of creature He wants it to be. 141 more words


Been a Minute.

Keep in mind, this blog post is 1.25 months in the making. So much has happened and so much has changed I hate myself a little for delaying this. 1,472 more words

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 The Present and Eternity

We don’t commonly hear demons discussing us. But in C.S. Lewis’ The Screwtape Letters, Lewis examines human reality through a contrived conversation between two of the fiends. 691 more words

October Book Club

The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis

Available here: http://www.amazon.com/The-Screwtape-Letters-C-Lewis/dp/0060652934

The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis is a classic masterpiece of religious satire that entertains readers with its sly and ironic portrayal of human life and foibles from the vantage point of Screwtape, a highly placed assistant to “Our Father Below.” At once wildly comic, deadly serious, and strikingly original, C.S. 20 more words


"Neither what I ought not what I liked"

“As the uneasiness and reluctance to face it cut him off more and more from all real happiness, and as habit renders the pleasures of vanity and excitement and flippancy at once less pleasant and harder to forgo…you will find that anything or nothing is sufficient to attract his wandering attention. 647 more words


Wow, What a Fall!

Or a trip–choose your double entendre. I have been impeccably busy these last few weeks, so that family meals have been like Gatorade cups in a marathon, and my garden has started to engulf the neighbour’s Buick. 1,419 more words

C.S. Lewis

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Final book: The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis. I’m not really fond of epistolary novels (as I tend to get lost with the transitions), but this one is good. 15 more words