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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 25

Some people feel guilty about their anxieties and regard them as a defect of faith. I don’t agree at all. They are afflictions, not sins. Like all afflictions, they are, if we can so take them, our share in the … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 14

Our prayers for others flow more easily than those we offer on our own behalf. And it would be nice to accept your view that this just shows we are made to live by charity. I’m afraid, however, I detect … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 3

Have we any reason to suppose that total self-knowledge, if it were given to us, would be for our good? Children and fools, we are told, should never look at half-done work; and we are not yet, I trust, even … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: AUGUST 10

I read in a religious paper, ‘Nothing is more important than to teach children to use the sign of the cross.’ Nothing? Not compassion, nor veracity, nor justice? From Letters to Malcolm

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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

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 23

I’ve just found in an old note-book a poem, with no author’s name attached, which is rather relevant to something we were talking about a few weeks ago—I mean, the haunting fear that there is no one listening, and that … Continue reading

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