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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: OCTOBER 21

It is not only poems or statues which seem to say, “I am myself alone”. A sunset, a flight of birds past the window, the gesture of an athlete, or the sudden onset of rain – any of these, at … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: OCTOBER 7

WORMWOOD Thou only art alternative to God, oh, dark And burning island among spirits, tenth hierarch, Wormwood, immortal Satan, Ahriman, alone Second to Him to whom no second else were known, Being essential fire, sprung of His fire, but bound … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 6

AS ONE OLDSTER TO ANOTHER Well, yes the old bones ache. There were easier Beds thirty years back. Sleep, then importunate, Now with reserve doles out her favours; Food disagrees; there are draughts in houses. Headlong, the down night train … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 1

DIVINE JUSTICE God in His mercy made The fixed pains of Hell. That misery might be stayed, God in His mercy made Eternal bounds and bade Its waves no further swell. God in His mercy made The fixed pains of … Continue reading

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