Other Religions Not All Wrong

A Counselor Reflects on Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis “If you are a Christian you do not have to believe that all the other religions are simply wrong all through… When I was an atheist I had to try to persuade myself that most of the human race have always been...

What Needs to be Explained?

A Counselor Reflects on Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis “It is only our bad temper that we put down to being tired or worried or hungry; we put our good temper down to ourselves (p.8).” Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis Have you ever reached that point of exasperation...

What Makes Heaven, Heavenly?

A Counselor Reflects on Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis “The point is not that God will refuse you admission to His eternal world if you have not got certain qualities of character: the point is that if people have not got at least the beginnings of those qualities...

The Twin Obstacles to Generosity

A Counselor Reflects on Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis “For many of us the great obstacle to charity lies not in our luxurious living or desire for more money, but in our fear—fear of insecurity. This must often be recognized as a temptation. Sometimes our pride also...

The Only Law We Can Disobey

A Counselor Reflects on Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis “Each man is at every moment subjected to several different sets of laws but there is only one of these he is free to disobey. As a body, he is subjected to gravitation and cannot disobey it; if you leave him...