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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 24

When human souls have become as perfect in voluntary obedience as the inanimate creation is in its lifeless obedience, then they will put on its glory, or rather that greater glory of which Nature is only the first sketch. For … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 12

Luckily Shasta had lived all his life too far south in Calormen to have heard the tales that were whispered in Tashbaan about a dreadful Narnian demon that appeared in the form of a lion. And of course he knew … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: SEPTEMBER 19

When I attempted . . . to describe our spiritual longings, I was omitting one of their most curious characteristics. We usually notice it just as the moment of vision dies away, as the music ends, or as the landscape … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 16

On saints God is not merely mending, not simply restoring a status quo. Redeemed humanity is to be something more glorious than unfallen humanity would have been, more glorious than any unfallen race now is (if at this moment the … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 12

On joy In speaking of this desire for our own far-off country, which we find in ourselves even now, I feel a certain shyness. I am almost committing an indecency. I am trying to rip open the inconsolable secret in … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 31

On glory [And this brings me to] the other sense of glory—glory as brightness, splendour, luminosity. We are to shine as the sun, we are to be given the Morning Star. I think I begin to see what it means. … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 3

Every great man is partly of his own age and partly for all time. What matters in his work is always that which transcends his age, not that which he shared with a thousand forgotten contemporaries. We value Shakespeare for … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 2

On celebration “The Great Dance does not wait to be perfect until the peoples of the Low Worlds are gathered into it. We speak not of when it will begin. It has begun from before always. There was no time … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 19

Next to the Blessed Sacrament itself, your neighbour is the holiest object presented to your senses. If he is your Christian neighbour he is holy in almost the same way, for in him also Christ vere latitat [“is truly hidden”]—the … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JUNE 29

Every Person Is Worthy of Respect “Show proper respect to everyone” (1 Peter 2:17 NIV). Respect has become an endangered value over the past few decades. We live in the “Age of Irreverence,” where sarcasm rules the day and everyone … Continue reading

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