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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 27

Screwtape offers more techniques for confusing the Patient: I have been writing hitherto on the assumption that the people in the next pew afford no rational ground for disappointment. Of course if they do—if the patient knows that the woman … Continue reading

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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

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 17

Screwtape examines the virtue of Humility: Your patient has become humble; have you drawn his attention to the fact? All virtues are less formidable to us once the man is aware that he has them, but this is specially true … 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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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 11

There is one vice of which no man in the world is free; which every one in the world loathes when he sees it in someone else; and of which hardly any people, except Christians, ever imagine that they are … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 28

On depression My own idea, for what it is worth, is that all sadness which is not either arising from the repentance of a concrete sin and hastening towards concrete amendment or restitution, or else arising from pity and hastening … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 4

Walk Securely in Wisdom “Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom” (James 3:13 NIV). Have you noticed how common sense isn’t so … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 18

Sending Out an S.O.S. “I’m in deep trouble. Rush to my aid, for only you [God] can help and save me” (Psalm 70:5 TLB). Have you ever gotten yourself into such a mess that you knew there was no way … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 19

Four Steps to Fighting Spiritual Warfare “For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms” … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 18

Community Is God’s Answer to Defeat “In humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others” (Philippians 2:3-4 NIV). Each one of us needs other people to watch … Continue reading

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