Narnia

Books of the Week:
The Chronicles of Narnia
I am currently re-reading the Chronicles of Narnia, now on the third book of the series, The Horse and His Boy, and just had to put this pic on when I saw it. =]

I thought it fitting to put some quotes of C.S. Lewis onto this post, also. So, here they are:

“Wrong will be right, when Aslan comes in sight, At the sound of His roar, sorrows will be no more, When He bares His teeth, winter meets its death, And when He shakes His mane, we shall have spring again.” -The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

“If you are a foe we do not fear you, and if you are a friend your enemies will be shown the fear of us.” -Reepicheep, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

“You would not have called to Me unless I had been calling to you.” -- Aslan, The Silver Chair “In our world too, a stable once had something inside that was bigger than our whole world.” -- Polly, The Last Battle

"A tree is known by its fruit; or, as we say, the proof of the pudding is in the eating. When we Christians behave badly, or fail to behave well, we are making Christianity unbelievable to the outside world. The war-time posters told us that Careless Talk costs Lives. It is equally true that Careless Lives cost Talk. Our careless lives set the outer world talking; and we give them grounds for talking in a way that throws doubt on the truth of Christianity itself." -- C.S. Lewis

“You don’t have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body.” -- C.S. Lewis

C.S. Lewis truly had a way with words. A dedicated follower of Christ and a good friend of J.R.R. Tolkien, he was, among many other careers, an accomplished novelist. I would definitely recommend the Chronicles of Narnia to children (maybe ages 10 and up) as well as adults. Mere Christianity, voted best book of the twentieth century in 2000, is also a recommendation of mine. Last, but not least, the movies. *Muahahahahaha* "Oh, sorry. Did I write that out loud?" *ahem* Anyway, where was I? Oh, yes. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (film), was incredible and followed the book better than the second film, not perfect of course, have you ever seen a movie that followed the book to the tee? Very rarely, if ever, do you see that. The second film, Prince Caspian, was okay... The third, Voyage of the Dawn Treader, in my opinion, ranked equally alongside the first, yet blew the second film out of the water. =] These films make for a great family movie night. And afterwards, as a family, you can discuss the various allegories represented in them.

Well, thank you for reading my rambles and thoughts and opinions. =] Enjoy the books and movies if I have somehow persuaded you to watch and read them. In Christ, Sari

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