Tag Archives: CS Lewis

There’s a Reason for Everything

“Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.” ~ Attributed to CS Lewis I saw this on a friend’s Facebook wall today and it made me think. But when I went to find the source, I couldn’t. So while … Continue reading

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Can’t Always be a Good Egg

“It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on … Continue reading

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Sheer Happiness

“Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.” ~ CS Lewis I am having a very very happy day today. Why? Because I’m surrounded by affection.  There’s a reason–it’s my birthday–and thanks … Continue reading

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Instinct isn’t Always Right

“Telling us to obey instinct is like telling us to obey ‘people.’ People say different things: so do instincts. Our instincts are at war… Each instinct, if you listen to it, will claim to be gratified at the expense of … Continue reading

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