I fell in love with C.S. Lewis’ book “Weight of Glory” because of a quote used by Eldridge from “Sacred Romance”. C.S. Lewis dissected what “weight of glory” encapsulated because it is something we tend to gloss over- what that phrase really means. Tonight, as I was doing my devotion, I reread where that phrase came from. 2 Corinthians 4:16-18 says, “So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, as we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal.” You have to stop, collaborate, and listen…I mean, “weight of glory”….who uses that? Who says that? What is that glory and how much does it truly weigh? And it’s eternal! Beyond comparison! Even when we think of the best thing in this life, with whatever emotion is driven out of us because of overwhelming beauty, whether through art, music, someone we love, an ideal, a book, an […]
With the tragedy and senseless acts of hatred upon Brussels, and the barrage of coverage on the presidential debates, the thoughts of Holy Week seems buried amidst the fear and pain. But in moments of reflection, I return to the cross and remember Jesus who knew those emotions all too well, and continued on the path down the via dolorosa, to the hill of Golgotha. Yet, His holiness and His love, His obedience, and sacrifice made a way for us all to have eternal life. By His wounds we are healed. May I never think anything less of His love He gave on Calvary.