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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: AUGUST 22

On time [The demon Screwtape writes:] The humans live in time but our Enemy destines them to eternity. He therefore, I believe, wants them to attend chiefly to two things, to eternity itself, and to that point of time which … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: AUGUST 5

TO MARY WILLIS SHELBURNE: On whether we dare hope that dying is like having a tooth extracted; on purgatory; and yet more on forgiveness and the feeling of being forgiven. 7 July 1959 . . . You seem to have … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 9

TO MARY VAN DEUSEN: On how one responds to the diagnosis of serious illness and on four strategies for coping. 10 April 1959 I have just had Sister Hildegarde’s letter. My heart goes out to you. You are now just … Continue reading

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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

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 16

On humility And that is enough to raise our thoughts to what may happen when the redeemed soul, beyond all hope and nearly beyond belief, learns at last that she has pleased Him whom she was created to please. There … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 30

Godly Goals Give You Hope to Endure “I have not yet reached my goal, and I am not perfect. But Christ has taken hold of me. So I keep on running and struggling to take hold of the prize” (Philippians … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 19

When You Look Up, Things Will Look Up “When I look at the night sky and see the work of your fingers—the moon and the stars you set in place—what are mere mortals that you should think about them, human … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: AUGUST 26

How to Help Someone Find Hope and Healing, Part 2 “Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up” (Galatians 6:9 NIV). Have you ever … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: AUGUST 25

How to Help Someone Find Hope and Healing, Part 1 “Therefore [Jesus] is able to save completely those who come to God through him, because he always lives to intercede for them” (Hebrews 7:25 NIV). I believe that small groups … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JUNE 12

You Don’t Have to Live with Guilt “A man who refuses to admit his mistakes can never be successful. But if he confesses and forsakes them, he gets another chance” (Proverbs 28:13 TLB). God is always ready to give you … Continue reading

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