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Aslan is on the Move!

 “They say Aslan is on the move—perhaps he has already landed,” [said Beaver]. And now a very curious thing happened. None of the children knew who Aslan was any more …
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Looking for the Flower smiling back

by Regina Mountjoy for The Cultivating Project –    What does it mean to “look for the flower smiling back at you?” Several years ago with friends in a London …
Light Across the Water - Image (c) Lancia E. Smith

Light Across the Water

by K.C. Ireton for the Cultivating Project ~  On a dusky evening early last January, I walked down to a little park perched on the edge of a cliff that …
Sally Clarkson laughing - Hutchmoot 2016 - Image (c) Lancia E. Smith

Hutchmoot!

by Lancia E. Smith ~ Some of you Cultivating readers are already well-versed in Hutchmoot and you need no introduction from me. Some of you, in fact, have been a …

Oxbridge 2014!

For ten glorious days in late July 2014 the C.S. Lewis Foundation held our triennial C.S. Lewis Summer Institute in Oxford and Cambridge. Though I have said it before about …

Goodness Matters!

Goodness matters. Our goodness will outlive our greatness, if we have any goodness at all, and it will define whatever greatness we attain. Goodness is not a “B” grade or …

Be a light in the window!

Anne Lamott wrote a piece in response to Robin Williams’ death that I read and wept through this morning. I am grateful for her articulating several things I could not give …
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Heaven works backwards

 There is this simple truth. All our lives we are either living bent toward good or toward evil. The choices are made a thousand times, tiny decisions to do right …

I know the thoughts & plans I have for you!

 For those who belong to the Lord God Almighty the future is not determined by our own wise strategies or the forces of circumstances around us, however great those may …

Song for Aragorn and Jan Cowles

 For Jan Cowles with love, hope and gratitude. Happy Homecoming! With their love, prayers, friendship and support,  Jan & Tina Cowles significantly made it possible for me  to go to …

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