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C.S. Lewis

C.S. Lewis on grief

no one ever told me that grief felt so like fear. c.s. lewis, first line of ‘a grief observed’

C.S. Lewis on authenticity

the idea was that a human being must become real…must be speaking with its own voice (not one of its borrowed voices), expressing its actual desires (not what it imagines that it desires),… Continue reading

C.S. Lewis quote

it is funny how mortals always picture us putting things into their minds: in reality our best work is done by keeping things out. c.s. lewis, ‘the screwtape letters’

C.S. Lewis on shame (from Til We Have Faces)

don’t you think the things people are most ashamed of are the things they can’t help? c.s. lewis, ‘til we have faces’

C.S. Lewis quote (from Til We Have Faces)

and you won’t understand the wonder and glory of my adventure unless you listen to the bad part. c.s. lewis, ‘til we have faces’

C.S. Lewis on fear (from Perelandra)

my fear was now of another kind. i felt sure that the creature was what we called ‘good,’ but i wasn’t sure whether i liked ‘goodness’ so much as i had supposed. this… Continue reading

C.S. Lewis on safety

Mr. beaver in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe ‘safe?’ said mr. beaver. ‘don’t you hear what mrs. beaver tells you? who said anything about safe? ‘course he isn’t safe. but he’s… Continue reading

C.S. Lewis on evil

Aslan in The Magician’s Nephew evil will come of that evil, but it is still a long way off, and i will see to it that the worst falls upon myself … and as… Continue reading

C.S. Lewis on love

from The Great Divorce ‘you mean,’ said the tragedian, ‘you mean – you did not love me truly in the old days.’ ‘only in a poor sort of way,’ she answered. ‘i have… Continue reading