About this Episode

Today we begin our book study on The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe (Chapters 1-4). We dive into the themes of this chapter such as innocence, faith, temptation, sin, and shared adventure. We hope you will continue to join us on the journey into this wonderful story, which we hope will help us reflect more deeply on our relationship with Christ, our own story of faith and redemption, and the invitation to adventure with God.

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One Thing We Love This Week:

Sr. Miriam’s One thing - The song “Pieces” (the live version) by Amanda Cook https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sg4O5dqzN68

Ascension would like to offer you a 20% discount through the month of February on Fr. Josh Johnson’s book Broken and Blessed. Just go to www.shop.ascensionpress.com click on Broken and Blessed and enter the promo code fatherjosh (for US residents only)

Michelle’s other one thing - New song “Electricity” by Ellie and Drew Holcomb https://www.drewholcomb.com/news/2019/1/11/electricity-new-music-from-drew-amp-ellie-holcomb

Heather's One Thing - New Worship Playlist “Into the Deep” https://open.spotify.com/user/12184473750/playlist/4gHBMwlnndJaBp4jjYxpAQ?si=uQs5kI_-RQCHiso29p3hRg

Discussion Questions:

1) What stood out to you in the reading for this week?

2) Where in my life has the enemy taken a place, where I have lost hope and need Christmas to come?

3) For the women - Discuss the difference of femininity between Lucy and the witch. How has this affected your life?

4) When we numb our heart and our identity, we numb our wonder and our inheritance. Discuss this.

5) Where are the places and spaces that you can find wonder that leads to God?

Journal Questions:

1) How has the enemy spoken things in your life that bring about shame?

2) What are the parts of Edmund you see in yourself? What parts of Lucy do you see?

3) What is your Turkish delight (sin or temptation) that keeps you bound?

4) Where are the places you hide from the Lord and others?

Quote to Ponder:

"And what wonderful adventures we shall have, now that we are all in it together." - (Lucy) CS Lewis

Scripture for Lectio Divina - Matthew 18:3

“Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.”