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Wednesday, January 22, 2014

A Place for God to Live

“Imagine yourself as a living house. God comes in to rebuild that house. At first, perhaps, you can understand what He is doing. He is getting the drains right and stopping the leaks in the roof and so on; you knew that those jobs needed doing and so you are not surprised. But presently He starts knocking the house about in a way that hurts abominably and does not seem to make any sense. What on earth is He up to? The explanation is that He is building quite a different house from the one you thought of - throwing out a new wing here, putting on an extra floor there, running up towers, making courtyards. You thought you were being made into a decent little cottage: but He is building a palace. He intends to come and live in it Himself.”

C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Welcome Sunshine

We were happy to get outside in  yesterday. The boys built a fort  and a bridge. You can only see Zane's feet behind the fort. I waited, but he never came out.

I think Ben is saying to Jack: "Get on the bridge and I will shove you off." Because that is what happened next.