This page is dedicated to thoughts from other writers, whether in quotes or longer excerpts.


"It is not that 'God' is a myth, but that myth is the revelation of a divine life in man. It is not we who invent myth; rather, it speaks to us as a Word of God."

Clyde Kilby


"Atheism is a peculiar state of mind; you cannot deny the existence of that which does not exist. I cannot say, 'That chair is not there,' if there is no chair there to say it about."

Madeleine L'Engle


"I thoroughly understand that there are scientists to whom the world is merely the result of chemical forces or material electrons. I do not belong to this class."

"A personal relationship with the Great Creator of all things is the only foundation for the abundant life. The farther we get away from self, the greater life will be."

George Washington Carver


"Law is the soil in which alone beauty will grow; beauty is the only stuff in which Truth can be clothed; and you may, if you will, call Imagination the tailor that cuts her garments to fit her..."

George MacDonald, "The Fantastic Imagination" (1893)


"The Jews would not willingly tread upon the smallest piece of paper in their way, but took it up; for possibly, said they, the name of God may be upon it. Though there was a little superstition in this, yet truly there is nothing but good religion in it, if we apply it to man. Trample not on any; there may be some work of grace there, that thou knowest not of. The name of God may be written upon that soul thou treadest on; it may be a soul that Christ thought so much of as to give his precious blood for it; therefore, despise it not."

Samuel Taylor Coleridge


I pray this is true of me:

"But I am like an olive tree flourishing in the house of God;
I trust in God's unfailing love for ever and ever.
I will praise you forever for what you have done; in your name I will hope, for your name is good.
I will praise you in the presence of your saints."

Psalm 52.8-9


“In very truth, a wise imagination, which is the presence of the spirit of God, is the best guide that man or woman can have; for it is not the things we see the most clearly that influence us the most powerfully; undefined, yet vivid visions of something beyond, something which eye has not seen nor ear heard, have far more influence than any logical sequences whereby the same things may be demonstrated to the intellect. It is the nature of the thing, not the clearness of its outline, that determines its operation. We live by faith, and not by sight.”

George MacDonald, “The Imagination: Its Function and its Culture” (1882)


"[The book] glowed and flashed the thought upon the soul, with such a power that the medium disappeared from the consciousness, and it was occupied only with the things themselves ."

George MacDonald, Phantastes (1905)


From the poem: On Being Human, by C.S. Lewis

...The Tree-ness of the tree they know - the meaning of
Arboreal life, how from earth's salty lap
The solar beam uplifts it, all the holiness
Enacted by leaves' fall and rising sap;

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