"The world looks like a multiplication-table or a mathematical equation which, turn it how you will, balances itself... You cannot do wrong without suffering wrong... A man can not speak but he judges himself... Every secret is told, every wrong redressed, in silence and certainty... The thief steals from himself. The swindler swindles himself... Men … Continue reading What Thou Hast Done
Though our feelings come and go, His love for us does not. It is not wearied by our sins, or our indifference; and, therefore it is quite relentless in its determination that we shall be cured of those sins, at whatever cost to us, at whatever cost to Him. — C.S. Lewis
"A man once asked me...how I managed in my books to write such natural conversation between men when they were by themselves. Was I, by any chance, a member of a large, mixed family with a lot of male friends? I replied that, on the contrary, I was an only child and had practically never … Continue reading Are Women Human?
“To know one’s self amid storm and darkness, amid fire and water, amid disease and pain, even during the approach of death, is to be a Christian, for that is how the Master felt in the hour of darkness, because he knew it a fact.” - George MacDonald, Castle Warlock
To be right with God is to be right with the universe; one with the power, the love, the will of the mighty Father, the cherisher of joy, the lord of laughter, whose are all glories, all hopes, who loves everything, and hates nothing but selfishness, which he will not have in his kingdom. Christ … Continue reading Take a God, Reap the Universe
“What shall it profit a man to know all things, and lose the bliss, the consciousness of well-being, which alone can give value to his knowledge?” Excerpt From Unspoken Sermons: Series I., II., and III. George MacDonald https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/unspoken-sermons-series-i-ii-and-iii/id370193463?mt=11 This material may be protected by copyright.
In so far as I am Man I am the chief of creatures. In so far as I am a man I am the chief of sinners. “And now I began to find that this duplex passion was the Christian key to ethics everywhere. Everywhere the creed made a moderation out of the … Continue reading Regarding Man
To regard any suffering with satisfaction, save it be sympathetically with its curative quality, comes of evil, is inhuman because undivine, is a thing God is incapable of. His nature is always to forgive, and just because he forgives, he punishes. Because God is so altogether alien to wrong, because it is to him a … Continue reading Suffering – the Curative Quality
The only people who achieve much are those who want knowledge so badly that they seek it while the conditions are still unfavorable. Favorable conditions never come. - C.S. Lewis
This is one of the miracles of love: It gives a power of seeing through its own enchantments and yet not being disenchanted. —CS Lewis, A Grief Observed