Tag Archives: good

C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 12

Those Divine demands which sound to our natural ears most like those of a despot and least like those of a lover, in fact marshal us where we should want to go if we knew what we wanted. He demands … Continue reading

Posted in C. S. Lewis Daily, Devotions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 4

A good shoe is a shoe you don’t notice. Good reading becomes possible when you need not consciously think about eyes, or light, or print, or spelling. The perfect church service would be one we were almost unaware of; our … Continue reading

Posted in C. S. Lewis Daily, Devotions | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 22

You may remember I said that the first step towards humility was to realise that one is proud. I want to add now that the next step is to make some serious attempt to practise the Christian virtues. A week … Continue reading

Posted in C. S. Lewis Daily, Devotions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 20

Everything is as good or as bad as our opinion makes it. From Till We Have Faces

Posted in C. S. Lewis Daily, Devotions | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 10

Lewis, grieving the death of his wife, Joy: They tell me H. is happy now, they tell me she is at peace. What makes them so sure of this? I don’t mean that I fear the worst of all. Nearly … Continue reading

Posted in C. S. Lewis Daily, Devotions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 4

On love Even while we kill and punish we must try to feel about the enemy as we feel about ourselves—to wish that he were not bad, to hope that he may, in this world or another, be cured: in … Continue reading

Posted in C. S. Lewis Daily, Devotions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 4

“Bring out that creature,” said Aslan. One of the Elephants lifted Uncle Andrew in its trunk and laid him at the Lion’s feet. He was too frightened to move. “Please, Aslan,” said Polly, “could you say something to—to unfrighten him? … Continue reading

Posted in C. S. Lewis Daily, Devotions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 3

On hell [The fictional George MacDonald is speaking.] “There are only two kinds of people in the end: those who say to God, ‘Thy will be done’ and those to whom God says, in the end, ‘Thy will be done.’ … Continue reading

Posted in C. S. Lewis Daily, Devotions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 25

On goodness There is but one good; that is God. Everything else is good when it looks to Him and bad when it turns from Him. And the higher and mightier it is in the natural order, the more demoniac … Continue reading

Posted in C. S. Lewis Daily, Devotions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 5

TO BEDE GRIFFITHS, with whom Lewis shares an insight from The Great Divorce (Chapter 9), which he is writing at the time: On the utter truth of losing one’s life to save it (with another word about Charles Williams). 25 … Continue reading

Posted in C. S. Lewis Daily, Devotions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment