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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 25

We say a great many things in church (and out of church too) without thinking of what we are saying. For instance, we say in the Creed “I believe in the forgiveness of sins.” I had been saying it for … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 1

Letter to Arthur Greeves: from The Kilns (on his conversion to Christianity), 18 October 1931 Now the story of Christ is simply a true myth: a myth working on us in the same way as the others, but with this … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 13

Now Faith, in the sense in which I am here using the word, is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods. For moods will change, whatever view your reason … 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: MARCH 16

On humility And that is enough to raise our thoughts to what may happen when the redeemed soul, beyond all hope and nearly beyond belief, learns at last that she has pleased Him whom she was created to please. There … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 3

Every great man is partly of his own age and partly for all time. What matters in his work is always that which transcends his age, not that which he shared with a thousand forgotten contemporaries. We value Shakespeare for … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 7

On the Christian life There are three things that spread the Christ life to us: baptism, belief, and that mysterious action which different Christians call by different names—Holy Communion, the Mass, the Lord’s Supper. If you have once accepted Christianity, … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 22

The Drawing of the Father No one can come to Me unless the Father who sent Me draws him… —John 6:44 When God begins to draw me to Himself, the problem of my will comes in immediately. Will I react … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 20

The Right Kind of Help And I, if I am lifted up…will draw all peoples to Myself. —John 12:32 Very few of us have any understanding of the reason why Jesus Christ died. If sympathy is all that human beings … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 23

The Distraction of Contempt Have mercy on us, O Lord, have mercy on us! For we are exceedingly filled with contempt. —Psalm 123:3 What we must beware of is not damage to our belief in God but damage to our … Continue reading

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