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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 13

Affection, as I have said, is the humblest love. It gives itself no airs. People can be proud of being ‘in love’, or of friendship. Affection is modest—even furtive and shame-faced. Once when I had remarked on the affection quite … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 22

Screwtape reveals a powerful tool for distraction: What we want, if men become Christians at all, is to keep them in the state of mind I call ‘Christianity And’. You know—Christianity and the Crisis, Christianity and the New Psychology, Christianity … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 19

TO FLORENCE (MICHAL) WILLIAMS, the widow of Charles Williams: A letter of condolence. 22 May 1945 Thank you for your most kind letter. We all knew that your marriage was one in a thousand. I think you will not be … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 1

How Do You Find God’s Will? “God . . . invited you into this wonderful friendship with his Son, even Christ our Lord” (1 Corinthians 1:9 TLB). God isn’t playing games with you. He wants you to understand his will, … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 23

The Missionary’s Goal He…said to them, “Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem…” —Luke 18:31 In our natural life our ambitions change as we grow, but in the Christian life the goal is given at the very beginning, and the … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 12

Going Through Spiritual Confusion Jesus answered and said, “You do not know what you ask.” —Matthew 20:22 There are times in your spiritual life when there is confusion, and the way out of it is not simply to say that … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 3

Pouring Out the Water of Satisfaction He would not drink it, but poured it out to the Lord. —2 Samuel 23:16 What has been like “water from the well of Bethlehem” to you recently— love, friendship, or maybe some spiritual … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 25

Sacrifice and Friendship I have called you friends… —John 15:15 We will never know the joy of self-sacrifice until we surrender in every detail of our lives. Yet self-surrender is the most difficult thing for us to do. We make … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 24

The Spiritual Search What man is there among you who, if his son asks for bread, will give him a stone? —Matthew 7:9 The illustration of prayer that our Lord used here is one of a good child who is … Continue reading

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