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Remembering the Other “Jack”

Originally posted on Unshakable Hope:
Fifty years ago today, two famous men with the nickname “Jack” died. The first and most well-known of these “Jacks” was, of course, President John F. Kennedy. I don’t think it’s still the case today,…

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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 diffident conversion, I went … Continue reading

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

The three-part story of my journey from atheism to faith continues.  To read Part One, click here. I began to think of the longing for God as a hunger for a flavor that didn’t exist. Which seemed odd. But there … Continue reading

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