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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 23

TO MRS. JOHNSON: On the good the dead do by dying well and by comforting us (in the Holy Spirit) afterward; and on how heaven and earth are better than we can imagine. 7 August 1956 Would you believe it!—I … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 23

TO MARY WILLIS SHELBURNE: On disagreeable, nasty people; and on avoiding obsessing about their bullying. 10 March 1954 I am sorry things are not better. I am very puzzled by people like your Committee Secretary, people who are just nasty. … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 6

TO MISS BRECKENRIDGE: On the problem in prayer of God’s foreknowledge; and on the Fall and evolution. 1 August 1949 Don’t bother about the idea that God ‘has known for millions of years exactly what you are about to pray’. … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 27

TO MARY NEYLAN: On troughs; on believing as an intellectual assent and as a psychological state; the despair of overcoming chronic temptations; and on how God likes to be asked. Lewis discloses that, at the direction of Father Adams, he … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 3

TO HIS BROTHER, WARREN LEWIS: On prayer as writing letters to someone who never replies. 1 July 1921 I was delighted to get your letter this morning; for some reason it had been sent first to a non-existent address in … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: NOVEMBER 15

Instead of Worrying, Start Praying “In everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God” (Philippians 4:6 NIV). Worry won’t do you any good. But don’t just eliminate it from your life. God always replaces a negative … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: NOVEMBER 5

Grateful Prayer Brings Peace “Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience God’s peace” (Philippians 4:6-7 NLT). In Philippians 4:6-7 we find one … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: OCTOBER 31

There’s Nothing You Can’t Bring to God in Prayer ”Since he did not spare even his own Son but gave him up for us all, won’t he also give us everything else?” (Romans 8:32 NLT). There’s a classic TV game … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: OCTOBER 30

A Daily Prayer: God, Revive Us “Keep me from paying attention to what is worthless; be good to me, as you have promised . . . I want to obey your commands; give me new life, for you are righteous” … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: OCTOBER 29

Learn to Be a Better Listener “The purposes of a person’s heart are deep waters, but one who has insight draws them out” (Proverbs 20:5 NIV). If you want your prayers to be effective, you need to learn to be … Continue reading

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