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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 18

Lewis, grieving the death of his wife, Joy: I know that the thing I want is exactly the thing I can never get. The old life, the jokes, the drinks, the arguments, the lovemaking, the tiny, heartbreaking commonplace. On any … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 16

[Digory] thought of his Mother, and he thought of the great hopes he had had, and how they were all dying away, and a lump came into his throat and tears in his eyes, and he blurted out: “But please, … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 15

Lewis, grieving the death of his wife, Joy: And then one or other dies. And we think of this as love cut short; like a dance stopped in mid-career or a flower with its head unluckily snapped off—something truncated and … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 14

On grief Real sorrow ends neither with a bang nor a whimper. Sometimes, after a spiritual journey like Dante’s, down to the centre and then, terrace by terrace, up the mountain of accepted pain, it may rise into peace—but a … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 20

Your Gentle yet Powerful Savior “Do you not know? Have you not heard? The LORD is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or weary, and his understanding no one can … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 24

Don’t Give Up: Refuse to Be Bitter “I came naked from my mother’s womb,’ [Job] said, ‘and I shall have nothing when I die. The Lord gave me everything I had, and they were his to take away. Blessed be … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 22

Don’t Give Up: Tell God Exactly How You Feel “I can’t be quiet! I am angry and bitter. I have to speak” (Job 7:11 GNT). God can handle your emotions — he gave them to you, after all! He can … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: FEBRUARY 12

Direct Your Emotions Toward a Positive Ministry “Your attitude should be the kind that was shown us by Jesus Christ” (Philippians 2:5 TLB). If you want to succeed in life, you must learn how to master your moods. When you’re … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: FEBRUARY 9

God Wants an Emotional Relationship with You “The most important commandment is this: . . . ‘You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, all your mind, and all your strength’” (Mark 12:29-30 NLT). … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: FEBRUARY 3

The Truth About Shadows “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me” (Psalm 23:4 ESV). One of the … Continue reading

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