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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 27

TO MARY NEYLAN: On troughs; on believing as an intellectual assent and as a psychological state; the despair of overcoming chronic temptations; and on how God likes to be asked. Lewis discloses that, at the direction of Father Adams, he … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 25

On demons I believe [in the existence of the devil] not in the sense that it is part of my creed, but in the sense that it is one of my opinions. My religion would not be in ruins if … 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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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 31

Everyone who believes in God at all believes that He knows what you and I are going to do tomorrow. But if He knows I am going to do so-and-so, how can I be free to do otherwise? Well, here … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 14

Enemy-occupied territory—that is what this world is. Christianity is the story of how the rightful king has landed, you might say landed in disguise, and is calling us all to take part in a great campaign of sabotage. When you … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 8

One reason why many people find Creative Evolution so attractive is that it gives one much of the emotional comfort of believing in God and none of the less pleasant consequences. When you are feeling fit and the sun is … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 6

Sometime in the spring (Trinity Sunday was May 22 that year, 1929) Lewis came to believe in God, though not yet in Christ: You must picture me alone in that room in Magdalen, night after night, feeling, whenever my mind … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 5

I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen; not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else. From The Weight of Glory Compiled in Words to Live By

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 4

There are times when we can do all that a fellow creature needs if only he will trust us. In getting a dog out of a trap, in extracting a thorn from a child’s finger, in teaching a boy to … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 31

Faith Helps You Focus Your Goals “God can do anything, you know—far more than you could ever imagine or guess or request in your wildest dreams!” (Ephesians 3:20 The Message). We know that setting goals is important because the Bible … Continue reading

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