His Idea Of Goodness Differs From Ours.
by Chris Kamalski
C.S. Lewis is bloody brilliant:
Beyond all doubt, His idea of ‘goodness’ differs from ours; but you need have no fear that, as you approach it, you will be asked simply to reverse your moral standards. When the relevant difference between the Divine ethics and your own appears to you, you will not, in fact, be in any doubt that the change demanded of you is in the direction you already call ‘better.‘ The Divine ‘goodness’ differs from ours, but it is not sheerly different: it differs from ours not as white from black but as a perfect circle from a child’s first attempt to draw a wheel. But when the child has learned to draw, it will now that the circle it then makes is what it was trying to make from the very beginning. [C.S. Lewis in The Problem of Pain, p. 30]
How is God using His goodness to shape you?