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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 20

The Monk, as they called him, settled himself on the camp-chair beside his bunk and stared through the window at the harsh sand and black-blue sky of Mars. He did not mean to begin his “work” for ten minutes yet. … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 19

On heaven Redeemed humanity is still young, it has hardly come to its full strength. But already there is joy enough in the little finger of a great saint such as yonder lady to waken all the dead things of … 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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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 9

No one is looking at world history without some preconception in favor of progress could find in it a steady up gradient. There is often progress within a given field over a limited period. A school of pottery or painting, … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 29

There are no ordinary people. You have never talked to a mere mortal. Nations, cultures, arts, civilisations—these are mortal, and their life is to ours as the life of a gnat. But it is immortals whom we joke with, work … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 25

The real problem of the Christian life comes where people do not usually look for it. It comes the very moment you wake up each morning. All your wishes and hopes for the day rush at you like wild animals. … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 22

On God It is always shocking to meet life where we thought we were alone. “Look out!” we cry, “it’s alive.” And therefore this is the very point at which so many draw back—I would have done so myself if … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 20

In reading about ancient Egypt one gets the impression of a culture in which the main business of life was the attempt to secure the well-being of the dead. It looks as if God did not want the chosen people … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 10

TO MARY WILLIS SHELBURNE: On keeping to a regular pattern of religious life during the storms of life. 9 November 1955 I agree: the only thing one can usually change in one’s situation is oneself. And yet one can’t change … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 5

TO MARY MARGARET McCASLIN: On how, after weathering a bereavement, one feels abandoned by God; on how God works on our behalf even when we feel He is inactive; and on the necessity of continuing to use the ordinary means … Continue reading

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