Today, the Church celebrates Good Friday. It seems odd to me to call the day Jesus suffered, died, and was buried “good.” Because on this day Jesus shed his blood, we have been rescued from sin and death, and we also know just how deep and wide the love of God for us really is that makes it truly good. [Read more…] about The Cross = a Broken Heart?
In words that are cherished by all civilized men, but especially by Americans, it has been laid down that one of the rights of man is a right to ‘the pursuit of happiness.’
That quote comes from one of C.S. Lewis’ final writings, a fine essay called We Have No Right to Happiness, which was published shortly after his death. Lewis is right – I’ve never stood in front of a group of people young, old, religious, or secular who don’t aspire in some way to be happy.
But can that pursuit be dangerous for our souls? In the above mentioned essay, C.S. Lewis would seem to say it can… [Read more…] about C.S. Lewis, Happiness, and Sexual Morality