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Making Room for Desire+

By Beth Peterson Sitting on a broad, flat rock beside a clear Norwegian lake—the same rock where 48 hours before...

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New Day’s Resolution+

Today is a sad day … the day the Christmas lights come down. If it were up to me, I’d...

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Surf’s Up, Dad’s Down+

There are waves breaking out front. I can hear them from my house. It has been flat out there for...

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Spiritual Abuse Causes Blindness+

When the disciples saw a blind man slumped alongside the road begging for spare change, they saw an opportunity to...

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C.S. Lewis: The Father American Christianity Needs+

Apparently, C.S. Lewis isn’t very well known or popular in Britain or outside of the United States. This is the...

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Saying No to the Nuisance of Christmas+

There are three things that go by the name “Christmas,” said C.S. Lewis,  in the essay “What Christmas Means to...

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God in the Mystery+

If it weren’t for the mystery of our faith, and my feeling God’s presence in the mystery, I’m not sure...

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The Solution to the Problem of Pain+

I walked into my college Philosophy 101 class and read a question on the chalkboard. If God is all-powerful, all-good,...

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My Prayer Companion, C.S. Lewis+

A book reviewer once speculated that C.S. Lewis’ appeal perhaps was due to “the fact that he had himself found the way...

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Clowning Around With the Weight of Glory+

Soft green hills hold slender cypress trees in an Italian countryside. A young man named Giovanni steps rhythmically along a...

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