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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 22

TO MARY WILLIS SHELBURNE, whose difficulties with her daughter and son-in-law continued: On the experience of forgiving; and on the tedium of dying. 6 July 1963 All one can say about Lorraine is that if she is really so brainwashed … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: OCTOBER 23

TO MARY WILLIS SHELBURNE: On being overconcerned about the past of others and of our own. 5 June 1961 We must beware of the Past, mustn’t we? I mean that any fixing of the mind on old evils beyond what … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: AUGUST 19

The rule for all of us is perfectly simple. Do not waste time bothering whether you ‘love’ your neighbour; act as if you did. As soon as we do this we find one of the great secrets. When you are … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 27

When it comes to a question of our forgiving other people, it is partly the same and partly different. It is the same because, here also, forgiving does not mean excusing. Many people seem to think it does. They think … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JULY 2

Forgive Because God Forgave You “Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you” (Ephesians 4:32 NIV). We will all be hurt in this life. Many times we’ll be hurt intentionally by … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JUNE 8

Can I Be Sure I’ll Get into Heaven? “Those who hear my words and believe in him who sent me have eternal life. They will not be judged” (John 5:24 GNT). Jesus’ death and Resurrection release us from judgment. You … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 12

Forgive Because You’re Forgiven “Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you must forgive others” (Colossians 3:13 NLT). The Bible says there are three reasons you have to let go of your past and the people who’ve hurt you, and the … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 9

What Forgiveness Really Is “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing” (Luke 23:34 NIV). Forgiveness may be the most misused, misapplied, and misunderstood quality in our culture. We think we know what forgiveness is all … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: FEBRUARY 16

MORNING “I have learned, in whatever state I am, therewith to be content.” Philippians 4:11 These words show us that contentment is not a natural propensity of man. “Ill weeds grow apace.” Covetousness, discontent, and murmuring are as natural to … Continue reading

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