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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 10

Lewis, grieving the death of his wife, Joy: They tell me H. is happy now, they tell me she is at peace. What makes them so sure of this? I don’t mean that I fear the worst of all. Nearly … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 2

Lewis, grieving the death of his wife, Joy: What does it matter how this grief of mine evolves or what I do with it? What does it matter how I remember her or whether I remember her at all? None … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 6

AS ONE OLDSTER TO ANOTHER Well, yes the old bones ache. There were easier Beds thirty years back. Sleep, then importunate, Now with reserve doles out her favours; Food disagrees; there are draughts in houses. Headlong, the down night train … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 14

MORNING “There were also with him other little ships.” Mark 4:36 Jesus was the Lord High Admiral of the sea that night, and his presence preserved the whole convoy. It is well to sail with Jesus, even though it be … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: AUGUST 12

MORNING “The Lord reigneth, let the earth rejoice.” Psalm 97:1 Causes for disquietude there are none so long as this blessed sentence is true. On earth the Lord’s power as readily controls the rage of the wicked as the rage … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JUNE 1

MORNING “The evening and the morning were the first day.” Genesis 1:5 Was it so even in the beginning? Did light and darkness divide the realm of time in the first day? Then little wonder is it if I have … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 14

MORNING “All they that see me laugh me to scorn: they shoot out the lip, they shake the head.” Psalm 22:7 Mockery was a great ingredient in our Lord’s woe. Judas mocked him in the garden; the chief priests and … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 12

MORNING “My heart is like wax; it is melted in the midst of my bowels.” Psalm 22:14 Our blessed Lord experienced a terrible sinking and melting of soul. “The spirit of a man will sustain his infirmity, but a wounded … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 9

MORNING “And there followed him a great company of people, and of women, which also bewailed and lamented him.” Luke 23:27 Amid the rabble rout which hounded the Redeemer to his doom, there were some gracious souls whose bitter anguish … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MARCH 27

MORNING “Then all the disciples forsook him and fled.” Matthew 26:56 He never deserted them, but they in cowardly fear of their lives, fled from him in the very beginning of his sufferings. This is but one instructive instance of … Continue reading

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