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CS Lewis


yes its fifty years since CS Lewis left us……The legacy, impact and power of his words through the Holy Spirit, continue to increase in me. Anyhow, here’s lesser read CS Lewis works,  how ahead of the curve he was, and John Mark-Mullan’s beautifully captured Lewis you told me this. Here’s Malcolm Guite’s recent radio offering and my review […]

CS Lewis,….. best revisited

If you were only to read one biography this year…..make it this one! CS Lewis: A Life Eccentric Genius, Reluctant Prophet Alistair McGrath A human life is unable to be tidied into convenient little categories. Here we meet CS Lewis at his messy, brilliant and complicated best. McGrath’s account of Lewis offers much that is […]

looking for what?

genius from the timeless voice of C. S. Lewis. “If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort, you will not get either comfort or truth, only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin, and in the end, despair.”

loving vulnerability

….every so often I find it really helpful to be reminded of these classic words of CS Lewis. To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one, not […]

less is more

Matthew 16 v 25 tells us, “For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake will find it.” When we seek our ultimate meaning and fulfilment in God, the result is not less enjoyment of this life but more! It’s ironic but true: we get the most […]

self-giving & CS Lewis

The last paragraph of Mere Christianity describes a real giving up of self. This principle runs through all of life from top to bottom. Give up yourself, and you will find your real self. Lose your life and for C.S. Lewis, you will save it…… Submit to death, death of your ambitions and favourite indulgent wishes every day and death […]

Learning & growing

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