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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 1

TO ARTHUR GREEVES: On the meaning of interruptions and real life; on the difficulty of being patient; and on expiating through embracing one’s own sufferings. 20 December 1943 Things are pretty bad here. Minto’s varicose ulcer gets worse and worse, … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 24

There is, perhaps, more social conscience than there has ever been before: and though chastity in conduct is probably low I think modern young people are perhaps less prurient and less obsessed with lascivious thought than more modest and decorous … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 13

It’s Always Too Soon to Quit “That is why we never give up. Though our bodies are dying, our spirits are being renewed every day. For our present troubles are small and won’t last very long. Yet they produce for … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 12

Getting into God’s Stride Enoch walked with God… —Genesis 5:24 The true test of a person’s spiritual life and character is not what he does in the extraordinary moments of life, but what he does during the ordinary times when … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 6

The Far-Reaching Rivers of Life He who believes in Me…out of his heart will flow rivers of living water. —John 7:38 A river reaches places which its source never knows. And Jesus said that, if we have received His fullness, … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 26

Are You Ever Troubled? Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you… —John 14:27 There are times in our lives when our peace is based simply on our own ignorance. But when we are awakened to the … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JULY 7

All Efforts of Worth and Excellence Are Difficult Enter by the narrow gate….Because narrow is the gate and difficult is the way which leads to life…. —Matthew 7:13-14 If we are going to live as disciples of Jesus, we have … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JULY 4

One of God’s Great “Don’ts” Do not fret— it only causes harm. —Psalm 37:8 Fretting means getting ourselves “out of joint” mentally or spiritually. It is one thing to say, “Do not fret,” but something very different to have such … Continue reading

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