An Easter Retrospective: The Lion’s Breath

An Easter Retrospective: The Lion’s Breath

In The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the resurrection of Aslan (or Jesus) is not the end of the story. Yes, the stone table has cracked and death is working backwards. But the battle against Satan (the White Witch) and evil continues, although now with a...
An Easter Retrospective: The Deeper Magic

An Easter Retrospective: The Deeper Magic

In his book The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, CS Lewis tells the Easter story through the lion Aslan, his figure for Jesus Christ. In the story, Edmund becomes a traitor to his brother and sisters and is liable to the Deep Magic that wrongdoing must be punished....
Holy Week and the Continental Divide, part 2

Holy Week and the Continental Divide, part 2

This week I am considering two contrasting worldviews at the heart of the Christian Holy Week. Depending on which side of the Continental Divide a raindrop falls, it will eventually end up flowing into the Atlantic or Pacific Oceans. Just so, some worldviews make “an...
Holy Week and the Continental Divide, part 1

Holy Week and the Continental Divide, part 1

Many of my blog posts are about how our worldviews influence us. So, as Christians around the world celebrate Holy Week, I will consider two contrasting worldviews at the heart of this week. My image for these competing worldviews is the Continental Divide, the line...
Eagles and Hippos

Eagles and Hippos

Carl Sandburg gets it right: “There is an eagle in me that wants to soar, and there is a hippopotamus in me that wants to wallow in the mud.” Human beings are a walking paradox!  I recently wrote about how dangerous it is to visualize complex issues—and especially...
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