C.S. Lewis · Life and other catastrophes · Spiritual growth and healing · The way we are

Fast-vanishing moments

Can you remember the moments in your life when everything felt absolutely perfect? Even just for a millisecond in time? Maybe you were sitting in the middle of a large group, everyone laughing, and you felt an overwhelming sense of peace and belonging. Perhaps for the first time ever… Or maybe, in a moment of complete… Continue reading Fast-vanishing moments

C.S. Lewis · Life and other catastrophes · Psychology and mental health · Relating to God

Mud pies in the slum: My story

When I was younger and kind of “finding myself” in terms of relationships and career, my biggest idol was peer acceptance. I thought that if I ticked all the right boxes in terms of saying all the ‘right’ things, making people laugh, and generally being seen as clever and successful, I would receive the acceptance… Continue reading Mud pies in the slum: My story

C.S. Lewis · Friendship and love · Relating to God · Spiritual growth and healing · The way we are

Proud? Bitter? Just look up…

Bitter people believe life’s dealt them a bad hand. They resent their problems and experience inner turmoil. They compare their lives constantly and believe others have it so much better. Proud people want everyone to know how successful they are. They turn their – or their family’s – achievements into a daily news bulletin on… Continue reading Proud? Bitter? Just look up…