Happy birthday, C.S. Lewis!
cslewisquotes: He would have been 113 years old today. (Born November 29, 1898.) This blog is dedicated to quotes by Lewis, but in honor of his birthday, I think this quote about Lewis is fairly appropriate: “You’ll never get to the bottom of him.” – J.R.R. Tolkien
If we do not fill our mind with prayer, it will fill itself with anxieties,...– Scott Hahn (via thefullnessofthefaith)
There are dreamers and there are realists in this world. You think the dreamers...– Cameron Tucker, Modern Family
Our response to life is different if we have been taught only a definition of...– Flannery O’Connor, On the Importance of Stories (via desvignettes)
#1: Words Matter →
badwolfcomplex: bethestraw: Here we go. We’re just about 24 hours from the first celebration of the Mass using the 3rd Edition of the Roman Missal here in the good ol’ U S of A, and I’ve got my #1 reason for being excited: Words Matter. I’m sure you’re still groggy from the tryptophan turkey trip last night, so I will try and keep this short. Basically, in any important relationship, the...
Joy is a human being’s noblest act.– Thomas Aquinas (via invisibleforeigner)
thank You God for most this amazing day: for the leaping greenly spirits of...– e.e. cummings
Reblog if you've ever actually tried using a spell...
badwolfcomplex: I constantly try to locate lost objects with “Accio [thing]!” (And then I correct myself with, “St. Anthony, help!”)
The world promises you comfort, but you were not made for comfort. You were made...– Pope Benedict XVI (via catholicanswers)
For seven years I was college chaplain at Worchester College, Oxford. Each year...– N. T. Wright, “The Divinity of Jesus” in The Meaning of Jesus: Two Visions (jointly written with Marcus Borg)
Intellect & Romance: Chemistry →
hreinleiki: joshtheyipper: Relationships are like the crystallization process. If it happens too fast, impurities in the lattice ruin the crystal structure, and you get a weak, fine, powdery product, much of which slips through the cracks of your filter paper. However, if you take…
invisibleforeigner: “You stir man to take pleasure in praising you, because you have made us for yourself, and our heart is restless until it rests in you.” — Saint Augustine, Confessions (translated by Henry Chadwick) (godthings)
Intellect & Romance: This Is Jesus →
badwolfcomplex: Recently, I got one of those “alumni magazines” in the mail from my alma mater. I was idly flipping through it, about to toss it on the “to read eventually maybe” pile, when I saw this section: This summer, five Benedictine College students battled roaches, rats, lice, fevers, and intense…
Lord, I am not worthy to be in the Youth, but I am here.– —failed Telephone/Roman Missal game @ GA. loool. not even close. xD it’s supposed to be the new “I am not worthy to receive you” part of Mass. (via cakeeatscate)
Even in the life of a Christian, faith rises and falls like tides of an...– Flannery O’Connor (via brojamin)
Where in the Bible does it say that abortion is... →
Though we don’t find the word abortion mentioned in any biblical text, we can deduce from Scripture, not to mention natural law, reason, Church teaching, and patristic witness that abortion is intrinsically evil. On abortion, consider these Scripture passages: Job 10:8, Psalms 22:9-10, Psalms 139:13-15, Isaiah 44:2, and Luke 1:41. In addition: Genesis 16:11: Behold, said he, thou art with...
In a very real sense not one of us is qualified, but it seems that God...– Madeleine L’Engle, Walking on Water