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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: SEPTEMBER 28

This frustration of a life-long desire bit deeply into his mind as the cramped hours passed. It was no, apparently, so easy to jump out of one’s destiny. Then he became conscious of another motive which, unnoticed, had been at … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 31

Of a book’s meaning…its author is not necessarily the best, and is never a perfect, judge. One of his intentions usually was that it should have a certain meaning: he cannot be sure that it has. He cannot even be … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 25

[Science fiction] really does deal with issues far more serious than those realistic fiction deals with; real problems about human destiny and so on. Do you remember that story about the man who meets a female monster landed from another … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 2

“Oh, Master,” [The Monk] murmured, “forgive – or can you enjoy? – my absurdity also. I had been supposing you sent me on a voyage of forty million miles merely for my own spiritual convenience.” From Of Other Worlds: Essays … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 19

But how shall I describe the other knocking? It was, in some curious way, soft; “soft as wool and sharp as death,” soft but unendurably heavy, as if at each blow some enormous hand fell on the outside of the … Continue reading

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