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The weight of glory by CS Lewis

Reading the introduction of Walter Hooper (Lewis’ assistant in the last couple of years of his life) to this book, which is a collection of sermons and messages by Clive Staples Lewis, you wish that you have a close friend … Continue reading

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Free from the addicting powers of the present moment

Lewis’ unwavering commitment to what is True and Real and Valuable, as opposed to what is trendy or fashionable or current, has been another kind of liberation for me, namely, from “chronological snobbery.” He loved the wisdom of the ages, … Continue reading

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We are made for God

What Satan put into the heads of our remote ancestors was the idea that they could ‘be like gods’—could set up on their own as if they had created themselves—be their own masters—invent some sort of happiness for themselves outside … Continue reading

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Desires too weak

Indeed, if we consider the unblushing promises of reward and the staggering nature of the rewards promised in the Gospels, it would seem that Our Lord finds our desires, not too strong, but too weak. We are half-hearted creatures, fooling … Continue reading

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