Category Archives: Devotions

C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 19

The most valuable thing the Psalms do for me is to express that same delight in God which made David dance. I am not saying that this is so pure or profound a thing as the love of God reached … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 18

We begin to notice, besides our particular sinful acts, our sinfulness; begin to be alarmed not only about what we do, but about what we are. This may sound rather difficult, so I will try to make it clear from … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 17

Fasnacht was once more proof how little purely intellectual power avail to make a big man. I thought that he had not lived a single one of his theories: he had worked them with his brain but not with his … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 16

On saints God is not merely mending, not simply restoring a status quo. Redeemed humanity is to be something more glorious than unfallen humanity would have been, more glorious than any unfallen race now is (if at this moment the … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 15

On masculine and feminine For a good wife contains so many persons in herself. What was H. not to me? She was my daughter and my mother, my pupil and my teacher, my subject and my sovereign; and always, holding … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 14

SPOOKS Last night I dreamed that I was come again Unto the house where my beloved dwells After long years of wandering and pain. And I stood out beneath the drenching rain And all the street was bare, and black … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 13

The poet is not a man who asks me to look at him; he is a man who says “look at that” and points; the more I follow the pointing of his finger the less I can possible see of … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 12

Those Divine demands which sound to our natural ears most like those of a despot and least like those of a lover, in fact marshal us where we should want to go if we knew what we wanted. He demands … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 11

“And now hear your task. Far from here in the land of Narnia there lives an aged king who is sad because he has no prince of his blood to be king after him. He has no heir because his … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 10

On the present moment Never, in peace or war, commit your virtue or your happiness to the future. Happy work is best done by the man who takes his long-term plans somewhat lightly and works from moment to moment “as … Continue reading

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