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Why I Believe: C.S. Lewis and Me – Part Three

Conclusion to the three-part story of my journey from atheism to faith To read Part One, click here.    “Surprised by joy—impatient as the Wind, I turned to share the transport.”       ~William Wordsworth Almost immediately after my … Continue reading

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Why I Believe: C.S. Lewis and Me – Part Two

My journey from atheism to faith To read Part One click here. I began to think of my longing for God as a hunger for a flavor that didn’t exist. Which seemed odd. But there was one example of such … Continue reading

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Why I Believe: C.S. Lewis and Me – Part One

The truth that compelled me to journey from atheism to faith also had a profound impact on my spiritual mentor C. S. Lewis.  Here, in three parts, is my story–written five years ago when my blog was new. Few have … Continue reading

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And so It Begins…

Advent, the season leading up to Christmas, is the root of the word “adventure.” It means to finally arrive after a long journey. It is about Christ’s arrival. And ours. “One of the essential paradoxes of Advent: that while we … Continue reading

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My Thanksgiving Prayer

My Thanksgiving prayer is for perfect peace, for atheists, Christians, Muslims, Jews, for all to sit down at the glorious feast, attained by the most incomparable news of a King who called us sisters and brothers, forgiving our foolish, desperate … Continue reading

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Pastor Rogers?

Did you know that Mr. Rogers was an ordained pastor? Yep, that Mr. Rogers. What would it have been like to attend a church service where “Pastor Rogers” preached? My old comedy act Mitch & Allen (I was Mitch), started … Continue reading

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In Him is Life

May your life reflect that light. Always.

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