Tag Archives: C.S. Lewis

The Perfect Church Service

“The perfect church service would be one we were almost unaware of; our attention would have been on God.” ~C. S. Lewis

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The Open Door

Remembering the dead and wounded in Las Vegas and everywhere the door has opened. We will not forget you.

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Strangers in a Strange Land

Have you ever felt a sense of incompleteness, a longing for something beyond your earthly reach? ~The Wishing Map “If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that … Continue reading

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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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