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On Goodness

Part I: The Fraudulent Good

“Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.”

I have always had a particular fascination with superheroes. It isn’t necessarily a fascination of the unique powers they have, but of the thing within them which empowers them to use those powers for good.

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“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”

— C.S. Lewis


The True Myth and Challenge of Belief

The Christian faith has a lot in common with other religions.  We find story after story of dying and rising gods in ancient literature.  Isn’t the story of Jesus just another mythical story? 507 more words


Settled Happiness vs. Joy, Pleasure and Merriment

The settled happiness and security which we all desire, God withholds from us by the very nature of the world; but joy, pleasure, and merriment, He has scattered broadcast.

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A Time to Feed

A man can’t be always defending the truth; there must be a time to feed on it.

— C.S. Lewis, Reflections on the Psalms


…but if you have been—if you’ve been up all night and cried till you have no more tears left in you—you will know that there comes in the end a sort of quietness.

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Book Quote

“It is more important that Heaven should exist than that any of us should reach it.”

C.S. Lewis {Surprised by Joy}