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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 21

And now, for the first time, the Lion was quite silent. He was going to and fro among the animals. And every now and then he would go up to two of them (always two at a time) and touch … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 20

In reading about ancient Egypt one gets the impression of a culture in which the main business of life was the attempt to secure the well-being of the dead. It looks as if God did not want the chosen people … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 19

On free will The sin, both of men and of angels, was rendered possible by the fact that God gave them free will: this surrendering a portion of His omnipotence (it is again a deathlike or descending movement) because He … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 18

Since God is blessed, omnipotent, sovereign, and creative, there is obviously a sense in which happiness, strength, freedom, and fertility (whether of the mind or body), wherever they appear in human life, constitute likenesses, and in that way proximities, to … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 17

TO MARY WILLIS SHELBURNE: On the hard task of learning to depend only on God and on nothing and no one else. 6 December 1955 I was most distressed by the news in your letter of Dec. 2nd. . . … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 16

The more we get what we now call ‘ourselves’ out of the way and let Him take us over, the more truly ourselves we become. There is so much of Him that millions and millions of ‘little Christs’, all different, … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 15

On forgiveness I find that when I think I am asking God to forgive me I am often in reality (unless I watch myself very carefully) asking Him to do something quite different. I am asking Him not to forgive … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 14

TO MARY WILLIS SHELBURNE: On the very comforting fact that Jesus was afraid. 2 April 1955 In great haste. I hope your next letter will bring me news that the operation has gone swimmingly. Fear is horrid, but there’s no … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 13

Letter to Mrs Lockley: from Magdalen College, September 1949 I don’t think your objection to ‘setting yourself up as a judge’ is cowardly. It may spring form the fact that you are the injured party and have a v. proper … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 12

On heaven But God will look to every soul like its first love because He is its first love. Your place in heaven will seem to be made for you and you alone, because you were made for it—made for … Continue reading

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