Tag Archives: C.S. Lewis

Courage

“Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.” ~C. S. Lewis Wishing You a Happy–and Grateful–Memorial Day!

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Call Me Mr. Sunshine

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
So, I’ve been nominated for a Sunshine Blogger Award by Kat Frost, the delightfully un-frosty blogger at More Than I’ve Been. My challenge: to answer a set of Questions and choose other worthy Nominees. Here goes: My…

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The Hard Work of Forgiveness

My new film Over-the-Rhine, which has its world premiere in Orlando next month, is about forgiveness. So the subject is very much on my mind. How do you forgive the unforgiveable? To begin with, you have to remember that, while … Continue reading

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Mixed Motives

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
If it weren’t for mixed motives I’d have no motives at all. I’m an idealist. I want (earnest cliche alert) to make the world a better place. But I’m also a hopeless egoist, and no matter…

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What is Worship?

“The perfect church service would be one we were almost unaware of; our attention would have been on God.” ~C. S. Lewis If you forget everything but God you have remembered everything that matters

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From Tin to Skin

“The real son of God is at your side. He is beginning to turn you into the same kind of thing as Himself … to turn the tin soldier into a live man.  The part of you that does not … Continue reading

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Deep in December

“I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.” ~Mother Teresa “God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our conscience, but shouts in our pains: it is … Continue reading

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