Monthly Archives: November 2013

Happy 115th Jack

Today is C. S. Lewis birthday.

Today’s quote: “No man knows how bad he is until he has tried very hard to be good.”

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Shadowlands – 20th year

The film based on a few years of C.S.Lewis’ life starring Anthony Hopkins as Lewis is twenty years old this year. Sadly, it is kinda hard to find… but I did find this. The video is a little milky and it has subtitles that are easy to ignore but when we put it on our big screen it was fine and good to watch again with family tonight. If you’ve not seen it, I hope you will enjoy it.


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Happy Thanksgiving

Suggestion: sit thank God for a dozen things today, start with your beating heart and work your way out.

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miss this place


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November 23, 2013 · 07:46

Busyness: The Enemy of the Soul

those who have heard me talk about being busy will realize why I liked this post… Thanks to Pastor Nick for these helpful thoughts

Theology for the People

“How have you been?” “Busy!”
“Haven’t seen you much lately. What have you been up to?” “Oh, I’ve just been really busy.”
“We should really get together sometime.” “Yeah, I’d love to. Things are just really busy right now.”

We live in a culture that is chronically busy. Many of us, myself included, are busy doing a lot of really great things – but if we don’t watch out, our busyness with all these great things can destroy us.

What legacy will you have to show for all your running around?

Recently I’ve been listening to some audiobooks given to me by a friend. One of them is about how to get out of debt – a topic I’m very interested in. And what I see is that there is a parallel between how our culture handles money and time.

You see – because of technological developments of everything from…

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C.S.Lewis at Westminster Abby

Yesterday and today, in Westminster Abby, Lewis was honoured and today a permanent reminder of his life and work were unveiled in Poet’s Corner.  @CSLewisDaily was there tweeting for the rest of us. You can see some of the Abby and even see parts of the program here ->

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