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The Mundane Is Profound

By melanie jean juneau, published on Jul 27, 2013

C. S. Lewis is one of the most quoted authors on Twitter. Brilliant quotes from C.S. Lewis that remind us how crucial our mundane, day-to-day lives are

I had wanted to become something heroic like a missionary. I was disappointed when i ended up married. 35 years and 9 kids later, I am thrilled that I listened to my inner self, of course. I learned mysteries that can only be learned with your hands in a toilet bowl, rinsing out diapers for 18 years.

1. The truth is, of course, that what one regards as interruptions are precisely one’s life.

It is frustrating when i was... (more)

Tags: quotes, c.s. lewis, inspiriational

My Favorite Book

By melanie jean juneau, published on Mar 22, 2013

My favorite books as a child are still my favorite, The Narnia Chronicles by C.S. Lewis, excluding the Bible, of course. It does seem ridiculous that my favorite books are a children's series because I am an English Literature major, who has read thousands of masterpieces,classics, novels, poems, essays and articles. What can I say?? When I am asked, “What is your favorite book?”, The Narnia Chronicles immediately pop into my mind. I smile and all else fades into the background.

I read the entire series again about ten years ago and I was delighted. C.S. Lewis manages to reveal profound... (more)

Tags: c.s. lewis, aslan, chronicles of narnia

The Counterfeit Compassion of Culture

By Thom Hunter, published on Jan 31, 2012

“Where is God? ...Go to Him when your need is desperate, when all other help is vain, and what do you find? A door slammed in your face, and a sound of bolting and double-bolting on the inside. After that, silence.”– C.S. Lewis, after the death of his wife.

God is omni-present; but it seems every now and then He is omni-absent. The sign on the door says "Gone Fishing," the lights are out, the doorbell dings in an empty room, the No Vacancy sign is on . . . drive on down the road . . . alone. Yes, I know that is not true; He never leaves me; He never leaves you. He’s right there.

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Tags: religion, christianity, gay, lesbian, marriage, family, relationships, god, culture, homosexuality, books, counseling, c.s. lewis, sexuality, glbt

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