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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: OCTOBER 23

TO MARY WILLIS SHELBURNE: On being overconcerned about the past of others and of our own. 5 June 1961 We must beware of the Past, mustn’t we? I mean that any fixing of the mind on old evils beyond what … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 18

Since God is blessed, omnipotent, sovereign, and creative, there is obviously a sense in which happiness, strength, freedom, and fertility (whether of the mind or body), wherever they appear in human life, constitute likenesses, and in that way proximities, to … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 3

On hell [The fictional George MacDonald is speaking.] “There are only two kinds of people in the end: those who say to God, ‘Thy will be done’ and those to whom God says, in the end, ‘Thy will be done.’ … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 2

TO ARTHUR GREEVES: On his brother’s admission to an Oxford hospital, for treatment of alcoholism; and on the meaning of vicarious suffering, or what Lewis will call, in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the “Deeper Magic,” mentioned above … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 8

One reason why many people find Creative Evolution so attractive is that it gives one much of the emotional comfort of believing in God and none of the less pleasant consequences. When you are feeling fit and the sun is … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 1

When you come to knowing God, the initiative lies on His side. If He does not show Himself, nothing you can do will enable you to find Him. And, in fact, He shows much more of Himself to some people … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: NOVEMBER 22

You Win or Lose the Battle Against Stress in Your Mind “Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JULY 7

The Battle for Purity Starts in Your Mind “Be careful what you think, because your thoughts run your life” (Proverbs 4:23 NCV). Every temptation starts in the mind. Proverbs 4:23 says, “Be careful what you think, because your thoughts run … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JUNE 13

You’re Responsible for What You Allow in Your Mind ““A wise person is hungry for knowledge, while the fool feeds on trash” (Proverbs 15:14 NLT). Our minds control everything else about us. Our thoughts influence our feelings. Our feelings impact … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JUNE 3

Principles for Personal Change: New Thinking “Instead, there must be a spiritual renewal of your thoughts and attitudes” (Ephesians 4:23 NLT). Change requires new thinking. In order to change, we must learn about God’s truth and start making good choices, … Continue reading

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