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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: AUGUST 9

TO EDWARD LOFSTROM: On what Lewis attempted in The Chronicles of Narnia; on the character of the man Jesus—his tenderness, ferocity, and even humor; and on the need to do one’s duty while having patience with God. 16 January 1959 … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 23

TO EDWARD LOFSTROM: A letter of great encouragement for someone who had been struggling with excessive self-awareness. 10 June 1962 You are of course perfectly right in defining your problem (which is also mine and everyone’s) as ‘excessive selfness’. But … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 8

On morality I think all Christians would agree with me if I said that though Christianity seems at first to be all about morality, all about duties and rules and guilt and virtue, yet it leads you on, out of … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 18

MORNING “They shall go hindmost with their standards.” Numbers 2:31 The camp of Dan brought up the rear when the armies of Israel were on the march. The Danites occupied the hindmost place, but what mattered the position, since they … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 3

MORNING “The ill favoured and leanfleshed kine did eat up the seven wellfavoured and fat kine.” Genesis 41:4 Pharaoh’s dream has too often been my waking experience. My days of sloth have ruinously destroyed all that I had achieved in … Continue reading

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