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FROM MY COMMONPLACE BOOK: SCREWTAPE ON "THE HISTORICAL POINT OF VIEW"

As a historian, one of the things I most appreciate about C. S. Lewis is his conviction that the present has much to learn from the past.  870 more words

Faith And History

You Better Know Kung Fu

12 For we are not fighting against flesh-and-blood enemies, but against evil rulers and authorities of the unseen world, against mighty powers in this dark world, and against evil spirits in the heavenly places. 727 more words

Chapters.

Compunction

Despite my initial impression, compunction is not a chemistry reaction. The term was first briefly mentioned to me by a friend during a beach run. 746 more words

God

What I want to do this summer...

So we all know that if there’s anything you wanna get done, summer is the best time to do it because that’s when you have the most time. 619 more words

The Christians describe the Enemy as one ‘without whom Nothing is strong’. And Nothing is very strong: strong enough to steal away a man’s best years not in sweet sins but in a dreary flickering of the mind over it knows not what and knows not why, in the gratification of curiosities so feeble that the man is only half aware of them, in drumming of fingers and kicking of heels, in whistling tunes that he does not like, or in the long, dim labyrinth of reveries that have not even lust or ambition to give them a relish, but which, once chance association has started them, the creature is too weak and fuddled to shake off.

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Doing in Disappointment

“Work hard then on the disappointment or anticlimax which is certainly coming to the patient… The Enemy allows this disappointment to occur on the threshold of every human endeavour….

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Catholic

Writing Process Blog Hop! (#WritingWednesdays)

Recently I was tagged in a blog hop on Writing Processes by theology blogger David Russell Mosley. Check out his blog, Letters from the Edge of Elfland… 1,671 more words

Literature