C.S. Lewis and Intellectual Slackers

This summer, at long last, I am turning my way through the pages of C.S. Lewis' Mere Christianity. It is, as I expected, stimulating and delightful. Today, I read the chapter titled "The 'Cardinal Virtues.'" The whole thing is thought provoking, and I especially loved what Lewis has to say on the virtue of Prudence.… Continue reading C.S. Lewis and Intellectual Slackers

The Foundation of Marriage: Friendship vs. Eros

To the Ancients, Friendship seemed the happiest and most fully human of all loves; the crown of life and the school of virtue. The modern world, in comparison, ignores it. ~ C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves As I was battling boredom this afternoon, I decided to get caught up on Boundless. In today's article, "Making A Good… Continue reading The Foundation of Marriage: Friendship vs. Eros

‘And when he shakes his mane, we shall have spring again’

A couple months ago, I started reading through C.S. Lewis' The Chronicles of Narnia. I never read them as a child, though I watched all of the old movies. Like the real Lucy to whom Lewis dedicated The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (the book I am currently reading), I am now "old enough to start… Continue reading ‘And when he shakes his mane, we shall have spring again’

Let My Heart Be Broken: C.S. Lewis’ ‘The Four Loves’

Life this summer has become a swift monotony. Every day melts into the next as the humid heat seems to sit heavy on time itself. The miracle of summer, of course, is the transfiguration of the Cold. Once guarded against with coats and scarfs, it is pursued, courted -- dare I say, worshiped. The extra… Continue reading Let My Heart Be Broken: C.S. Lewis’ ‘The Four Loves’