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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 10

Sunday Reflection: The Blessing of Perspective It’s easy to get wrapped up in the rhythms of daily life—jobs, family and social commitments, homes, to-do lists, and even time-consuming distractions. We go from one thing to the next, usually focused on … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 1

Enjoying Life Ecclesiastes 2:1-23 King Solomon was the wisest man who ever lived (1 Kings 3:12), and he was also blessed with wealth and power. Studying and exploring were passions of his, and Ecclesiastes 2 tells us he indulged in … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 21

The golden apple of selfhood, thrown among the false gods, became an apple of discord because they scrambled for it. They did not know the first rule of the holy game, which is that every player must by all means … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 18

Screwtape twists the gift of pleasure: Never forget that when we are dealing with any pleasure in its healthy and normal and satisfying form, we are, in a sense, on the Enemy’s ground. I know we have won many a … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: AUGUST 25

On pleasure [The demon Screwtape writes:] [God, the “Enemy,” is] a hedonist at heart. All those fasts and vigils and stakes and crosses are only a facade. Or only like foam on the sea shore. Out at sea, out in … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: AUGUST 12

If anyone thinks that Christians regard unchastity as the supreme vice, he is quite wrong. The sins of the flesh are bad, but they are the least bad of all sins. All the worst pleasures are purely spiritual: the pleasure … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 17

On God God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our conscience, but shouts in our pains: it is His megaphone to rouse a deaf world. From The Problem of Pain Compiled in Words to Live By

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 7

Three Things That Keep Us from Hearing God “The seed that fell among thorns stands for those who hear, but as they go on their way they are choked by life’s worries, riches and pleasures, and they do not mature” … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JUNE 28

MORNING “Looking unto Jesus.” Hebrews 12:2 It is ever the Holy Spirit’s work to turn our eyes away from self to Jesus; but Satan’s work is just the opposite of this, for he is constantly trying to make us regard … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JUNE 25

MORNING “Get thee up into the high mountain.” Isaiah 40:9 Our knowledge of Christ is somewhat like climbing one of our Welsh mountains. When you are at the base you see but little: the mountain itself appears to be but … Continue reading

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