C.S. Lewis Daily

C.S. Lewis Daily


king“Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.”

Martin Luther King

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C.S. Lewis Daily

C.S. Lewis Daily



320377-stephen-king-637x0-2“Truth comes out, in the end it always comes out.”

Stephen King, The Shining

 

I know for a fact that Stephen King does not suit up in the line of thinkers and theologians, whose sayings I so want to share with you almost daily. But I am a big fan of king’s writings and I had to share this one with you.

I was re-reading King’s “The Shining” when this statement above struck me. I must confess I have read this particular novel 5 times and yet I always skipped this  line mentally, only now when I thought about it, is when I realized the brutal honesty of these words.

It amazed me because sometimes we get so bogged down in life that we forget the basic truths of this universe and despite the obvious rumor about there being no god and all, I still think justice and truth has a way of finding itself back into this world, one way or the other. Some call it karma, some call it fate, what you sow you shall reap, but the underlying truth remains the same, that never changes. You can’t cover it up for ever. Truth indeed comes out in the end. If only men knew this simple eternal truth, our world would be a much better place.

When English is not your first langauge

When English is not your first langauge


Hey! if English is your first language you may not make these mistakes but if, like me it is your third language, you are bound to mess up. Here are some real funny mistakes I made.

 

 

To my boss, on a Sunday night, asking for a leave. I was dead tired and had three shots of coke and water so I wrote in the subject of my email:

“Leave me.”

 

To my colleague, in a work email:

“I have shared with the others your kink which your showed me.”

I was supposed to write “your link” here.

 

To my friend suffering from the flu, in FB chat:

Are you dick?

The trivial confusion between “s” and “d” when you are typing in a rush.

 

My boss called me and gave me a lecture on procrastination. It was in the middle of his lecture that he asked me what was the problem as I was non-responsive, at which point I informed him that I did not know what the word “procrastination” meant.

 

Reading a Christian Epitaph

“The Gay will come…”

When I asked my brother which Gay person the epitaph could probably be referring to, he told me it was “The Day will come” and that I needed a new pair of spectacles.

 

Visiting the mother of someone I know, in a hospital:

“Your mother looks seductive.”

He looked at me horrified as I repeated my comment about his aged mother in a hospital bed, I wanted to say “sedated”.

 

I am sure, I made a few more, these are the only ones I can remember at this point.

Cheers.