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IN TOUCH DAILY: NOVEMBER 22

Reflecting God’s Goodness When it comes to flavor, salt brings out the best in what we eat. Without it, food is less enjoyable (and sometimes not even palatable). What’s more, going without salt for long enough can have detrimental effects … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 7

An ordinary simple Christian kneels down to say his prayers. He is trying to get into touch with God. But if he is a Christian he knows that what is prompting him to pray is also God: God, so to … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: OCTOBER 4

When Digory took a minute to get his breath, and then went softly into his Mother’s room. And there she lay, as he had seen her lie so many other times, propped up on the pillows, with a thin, pale … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: AUGUST 9

TO EDWARD LOFSTROM: On what Lewis attempted in The Chronicles of Narnia; on the character of the man Jesus—his tenderness, ferocity, and even humor; and on the need to do one’s duty while having patience with God. 16 January 1959 … 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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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 17

The Eternal Goal By Myself I have sworn, says the Lord, because you have done this thing…I will bless you… —Genesis 22:16-17 Abraham, at this point, has reached where he is in touch with the very nature of God. He … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 21

Impulsiveness or Discipleship? But you, beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith… —Jude 20 There was nothing of the nature of impulsive or thoughtless action about our Lord, but only a calm strength that never got into a … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 12

Getting into God’s Stride Enoch walked with God… —Genesis 5:24 The true test of a person’s spiritual life and character is not what he does in the extraordinary moments of life, but what he does during the ordinary times when … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 11

Missionary Weapons (2) If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another’s feet. —John 13:14 Ministering in Everyday Opportunities. Ministering in everyday opportunities that surround us does not mean that we … Continue reading

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