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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: APRIL 25

The real problem of the Christian life comes where people do not usually look for it. It comes the very moment you wake up each morning. All your wishes and hopes for the day rush at you like wild animals. … 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: FEBRUARY 4

For it is not so much of our time and so much of our attention that God demands; it is not even all our time and all our attention; it is our-selves. For each of us the Baptist’s words are … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 13

TO MARY WILLIS SHELBURNE: On how to rehearse for death and how to diminish fear. 17 June 1963 Pain is terrible, but surely you need not have fear as well? Can you not see death as the friend and deliverer? … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 27

Where the Battle is Won or Lost “If you will return, O Israel,” says the Lord… —Jeremiah 4:1 Our battles are first won or lost in the secret places of our will in God’s presence, never in full view of … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 15

“What Is That to You?” Peter…said to Jesus, “But Lord, what about this man?” Jesus said to him, “…what is that to you? You follow Me.” —John 21:21-22 One of the hardest lessons to learn comes from our stubborn refusal … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 24

The “Go” of Preparation If you bring your gift to the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your gift there before the altar, and go your way. First be reconciled to your brother, and … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 23

The Missionary’s Goal He…said to them, “Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem…” —Luke 18:31 In our natural life our ambitions change as we grow, but in the Christian life the goal is given at the very beginning, and the … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 20

The Divine Commandment of Life …be perfect, just as your Father in heaven is perfect. —Matthew 5:48 Our Lord’s exhortation to us in Matthew 5:38-48 is to be generous in our behavior toward everyone. Beware of living according to your … Continue reading

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