Monday, November 22, 2010

Remembering C.S. Lewis

Artist: Briton Rivière

It was on the 22nd of November in 1963 that C.S. Lewis died. Here are just a few quotations that I particularly like:
Something of God...flows into us from the blue of the sky, the taste of honey, the delicious embrace of water whether cold or hot, and even from sleep itself.

Where, except in the present, can the Eternal be met?

This moment contains all moments.

I'm on Aslan's side even if there isn't any Aslan to lead it. I'm going to live as like a Narnian as I can even if there isn't any Narnia.

Looking for God--or Heaven--by exploring space is like reading or seeing all Shakespeare's plays in the hope that you will find Shakespeare as one of the characters...

It was when I was happiest that I longed most...The sweetest thing in all my life has been the find the place where all the beauty came from.

Indeed. May all of us be sustained in our aspirations "to find the place where all the beauty came from."


  1. C.S. Lewis is a gem. Thanks for the quotes and the reminder.

  2. Both opening and closing worship at EfM last night used quotqtions from C. S. Lewis and from Mere Christianity.


  3. "to find the place where all the beauty came from"...

    what a great line!
    annie c


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