On The Move

“They say Aslan is on the move—perhaps he has already landed,” [said Beaver].

And now a very curious thing happened. None of the children knew who Aslan was any more than you do; but the moment the Beaver had spoken these words everyone felt quite different … At the name of Aslan each one of the children felt something jump in its inside.

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Edmund felt a sensation of mysterious horror.

Peter felt suddenly brave and adventurous.

Susan felt as if some delicious smell or some delightful strain of music had just floated by her.

And Lucy got the feeling you have when you wake up in the morning and realize that it is the beginning of the holidays or the beginning of summer.

(Excerpt from C.S. Lewis, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (1950; this edition from The Essential C.S. Lewis (Touchstone, 1996)) Chapter VII, 88-89.)

When you’ve trusted, obeyed, expected, hoped, yielded, battled, stood and believed God …

When you’ve done all you know to do …

When you wonder why it’s taking so long …

When evil prevails though you know it shouldn’t; the battle was already won at Calvary  …

Remember this:

God moves when he determines to move.

Stay faithful. There will come the day you know in your spirit, and will see with your eyes, that:

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