To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything, and your heart will certainly be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact, you must give your heart to no one, not even to an animal. Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid all entanglements; lock it up safe in the casket or coffin of your selfishness.” – C.S. Lewis

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About Hudson

I live in Indiana. I enjoyed playing soccer all four years of high school. I co-captained and won the MVP award my senior year. I also have created many film projects, the most extensive of which won a film festival award for Best Cinematography during my senior year. It is a 10-minute short film called Café Encounter and can be watched on YouTube. I have been actively involved in my youth group and am a leader for a middle school boys group on Sunday mornings. I was also blessed to go on two mission trips to Belize and Ecuador respectively. Belize really awakened my faith in Christ and pushed me towards active obedience and love for God. Ecuador gave me a life-changing perspective on missionary work and has helped me to view myself as a missionary in my every day life, but especially with the intent of being a missionary to my work industry.

One thought on “Declarations….C.S.Lewis

  1. This quote is very true! ironically, the moment I discovered this reality for myself (having not yet heard this quote before) was shortly after you, Hudson, my firstborn, were born. One moment after putting you down for the night, I realized how helpless you were, and how helpless I was to prevent all possible bad things from happening to you (especially since I couldn’t always be with you at every minute of every day). This meant that the deep fatherly love for you that had already developed in my heart, left me in a position to be excruciatingly wounded, if and when anything hurtful should ever happen to you. And all of us living in this sinful world experience much suffering. Know that I suffer with you, to the degree that I’m aware of oppression you face from the world, the flesh, and the devil!

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