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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: SEPTEMBER 21

On God As a great Christian writer (George MacDonald) pointed out, every father is pleased at the baby’s first attempt to walk: no father would be satisfied with anything less than a firm, free, manly walk in a grown-up son. … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: AUGUST 26

Afterwards Harwood and I lay under the trees and talked. He told me of his new philosopher, Rudolf Steiner, who has ‘made the burden roll from his back’. Steiner seems to be a sort of panpsychist, with a vein of … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 25

NIGHT After the fret and failure of this day, And weariness of thought, O Mother Night, Come with soft kiss to soothe our care away And all our little tumults set to right; Most pitiful of all death’s kindred fair, … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: OCTOBER 17

You Need to Accept the Reality of Failure “There is no one on earth who does what is right all the time and never makes a mistake” (Ecclesiastes 7:20 GNT). In America, failure is almost the unpardonable sin. We idolize … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JUNE 17

When You Make Idols, You End Up Like Them “Those who make idols end up like them. So does everyone who trusts them” (Psalm 115:8 GW). I mentioned in yesterday’s devotional that everyone trusts in something. We can even make good … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 21

Not Sinless, but We Can Sin Less “If we claim we have no sin, we are only fooling ourselves and not living in the truth” (1 John 1:8 NLT). We all have parts of our lives that simply don’t work. … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 20

Four Secrets to Answered Prayer “Then [Nehemiah] said, ‘O Lord, God of heaven, the great and awesome God who keeps his covenant of unfailing love with those who love him and obey his commands, listen to my prayer! . . … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: FEBRUARY 7

How to Fight the Enemies of Good Intentions “I have made up my mind to obey your laws forever, no matter what” (Psalm 119:112 CEV). The reason why most people are ineffective in life is that they’ve never learned how … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 25

When We Work Together, We Maximize Our Impact “I tell you the truth, anything you did for even the least of my people here, you also did for me” (Matthew 25:40 NCV). Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 says, “Two people are better than … 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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