“Never use words that are too big for your subject,” wrote C.S. Lewis.
For example, he said, if we use the word “infinitely” when we mean “very”, what word will we then use to portray something truly infinite?
Yesterday’s general election outcome in the UK may not be as game-changing as some pundits would have us believe. More often than not, words like “catastrophic” (applied today to the Conservatives) and “game-changing” (used of Labour) prove to be hyperbolic when seen through the longer lens of political and social history. For all that, though, there are some important...
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I appreciated reading about the great visionary, Martin Luther King Jnr, in Daily Recharge...I'm an avid follower of Recharge, finding it to be a healing and refreshing meditation. Kathy, United States
Mal you are a dear friend to the church in Australia. So blessed by your compassionate voice. Jamie, Australia
Thanks Mal for helping us see the US gun laws issue from an ethical perspective. Our right to possess guns (or any other right, for that matter) is surely insignificant when compared to our responsibility to preserve life. Ann, Australia