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November 10, 2020 by Eric Stillman 0 comments

Glory days

Raise your hand if you’re old enough to remember Bruce Springsteen’s song “Glory Days.” Glory days, well they’ll pass you by Glory days, in the wink of a young girl’s eye Glory days, glory days Now that I have two boys playing high school soccer, I find myself more nostalgic than ever before about my own high school days. ...Keep Reading

Tags: Heaven, C.S. Lewis, nostalgia, glory days

November 24, 2015 by Eric Stillman 0 comments

Making sense of suffering

As a preacher, I often quote from C.S. Lewis, because, well, that’s what evangelical preachers do. I must confess, however, that as quotable as he is, I have only actually finished two of his books, because I find his style difficult to read. One of those books is Mere Christianity, a classic and one of the first books I ever read as a Christian. The second is called A Grief Observed, and contains his journals and reflections after losing his wife, Joy Davidman, to cancer. One of the amazing things about A Grief Observed is that it is the personal reflection on deep suffering written by a man who wrote The Problem of Pain, one of the enduring Christian classics on suffering....Keep Reading

Posted in: Suffering Tags: Suffering, C.S. Lewis