Is he safe?

“Safe?” said Mr Beaver; “Who said anything about safe?  Of course he isn’t safe. But he’s good.  He’s the King, I tell you.”
CS Lewis, The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

Mr Beaver, of course, is speaking of Aslan (the ‘God’ figure in the Narnia series). The children have just learned that Aslan is not a man, as they had supposed, but a lion.

They discover through the rest of the story that Aslan is indeed not ‘safe’, but very, very good.

There’s no further insight I can add. Life with God is not the safe option, but you can trust him to be utterly good.

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