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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 10

Sunday Reflection: The Blessing of Perspective It’s easy to get wrapped up in the rhythms of daily life—jobs, family and social commitments, homes, to-do lists, and even time-consuming distractions. We go from one thing to the next, usually focused on … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 19

The letter and spirit of scripture, and of all Christianity, forbid us to suppose that life in the New Creation will be a sexual life; and this reduces our imagination to the withering alternative either of bodies which are hardly … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 2

On fasting The problem about avoiding our own pain admits a similar solution. Some ascetics have used self-torture. As a layman, I offer no opinion on the prudence of such a regimen; but I insist that, whatever its merits, self-torture … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 3

The Place of Ministry He said to them, “This kind [of unclean spirit] can come out by nothing but prayer and fasting.” —Mark 9:29 “His disciples asked Him privately, ‘Why could we not cast it out?’ ” (Mark 9:28). The … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JULY 17

The Miracle of Belief My speech and my preaching were not with persuasive words of human wisdom… —1 Corinthians 2:4 Paul was a scholar and an orator of the highest degree; he was not speaking here out of a deep … Continue reading

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