The Great Bridge-Builder

Hi I’m Christin Ditchfield and this is Take It To Heart!

In C.S. Lewis’s The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, Edmund and Lucy and Caspian embark on an epic ocean voyage that takes them literally to the ends of the earth. They’re disappointed to learn that they cannot reach the Great Lion Aslan’s Country (or Heaven) the way that they have come. In fact, Edmund and Lucy must return home to England, never to visit Narnia again.…

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He Who Kneels

Do you ever feel intimidated by other people? Outshined, overshadowed, insignificant?

Hi I’m Christin Ditchfield and this is Take It To Heart!

Experts have all kinds of suggestions for how you might boost your confidence and self-esteem…. For instance, you might begin by practicing positive self-talk or attending an assertiveness-training seminar. You could make a list of things you like about yourself and focus on those things – or make a list of things you don’t like and work on changing them.…

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Wonders of the World

Hi I’m Christin Ditchfield and this is Take It To Heart!

The great scientist George Washington Carver used to tell a fascinating story about an encounter he had with God. Working in the laboratory, Carver began to question God about the purpose of the universe. According to Carver, “the Great Creator answered, ‘You want to know too much for that little mind of yours. Ask for something more your size, little man.’”

So Carver asked God to reveal His purpose for mankind. …

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