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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 27

TO MARY WILLIS SHELBURNE: On the need to take care of oneself and not of things. 8 January 1963 I don’t mind betting that the things which ‘had to be done’ in your room didn’t really have to be done … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 9

Screwtape offers a helpful image: Think of your man as a series of concentric circles, his will being the innermost, his intellect coming next, and finally his fantasy. You can hardly hope, at once, to exclude from all the circles … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 4

No one will believe this who has not lived long and looked hard, so that he knows how suddenly a passion for which has for years been wrapped round the whole of the heart will dry up and wither. Perhaps … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 23

TO EDWARD LOFSTROM: A letter of great encouragement for someone who had been struggling with excessive self-awareness. 10 June 1962 You are of course perfectly right in defining your problem (which is also mine and everyone’s) as ‘excessive selfness’. But … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 31

This lost soul looked them over one and all, Now sickening at the heart’s root; for he knew This night was one of those when he would fall And scream alone (such things they made him do) And roll upon … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 11

There is no safe investment. To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything, and your heart will certainly be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact, you must give your heart … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 30

God’s Free Gift of Salvation Is Offered to Everyone “God says he will accept and acquit us — declare us ‘not guilty’ — if we trust Jesus Christ to take away our sins. And we all can be saved in … 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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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 21

God Says You Are Capable “It is he who saved us and chose us for his holy work not because we deserved it but because that was his plan long before the world began — to show his love and … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: FEBRUARY 17

Your Money Management Matters to God “Don’t store up treasures here on earth, where moths eat them and rust destroys them, and where thieves break in and steal. Store your treasures in heaven, where moths and rust cannot destroy, and … Continue reading

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