is but one good; that is God. Everything else is good when it looks to Him and
bad when it turns from Him.”
C.S. Lewis in The Great Divorce

Lewis (1898-1963) was brilliant at saying things in ways that make sense and
challenge our thoughts. The thought expressed in the previous quote is one
which flows through much of my writing and is particularly evident in the novel I have written. To some who read this blog, God is someone that they have come
to know and are beginning to understand. To other readers, God is a concept to
which they find their minds returning again and again. Still others would say
they can no longer believe in a God of any sort. Most of us believe in “good;” and
“good” directs us toward something. The question that remains for each of us
relates to the direction in which we are pointed. Does “good” point us toward
humanity; the universe; or to God? May our hearts and minds lead us to the