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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 17

TO MARY WILLIS SHELBURNE: On the hard task of learning to depend only on God and on nothing and no one else. 6 December 1955 I was most distressed by the news in your letter of Dec. 2nd. . . … 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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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 22

Letter to Dom Bede Griffiths, O.S.B.: from Magdalen College, 16 April 1940 The practical problem about charity (in our prayers) is very hard work, isn’t it? When you pray for Hitler & Stalin, how do you actually teach yourself to … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 23

TO MARY NEYLAN, who had told Lewis she was going to resume the practice of her faith after years of alienation and theological struggle: On acting on the light one has; on the unreliability of religious emotion; on confession of … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JUNE 2

God Designed Us for More Than This Earth “We fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal” (2 Corinthians 4:18 NIV). God created … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 15

Problems Force Us to Depend on God “Don’t be bewildered or surprised when you go through the fiery trials ahead, for this is no strange, unusual thing that is going to happen to you” (1 Peter 4:12 TLB). Jesus warned … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 12

Why Keep Praying When There Is No Answer? “Stay alert and be persistent in your prayers” (Ephesians 6:18 NLT). Why should you remain persistent in your prayers when you don’t get an answer? Here are four reasons. Persistent prayer focuses … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 18

Praying for an Unbeliever “For the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that which was lost” (Luke 19:10 NASB). If you asked 50 random people, “How do you get to Heaven?” you’d get a lot of … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 14

Try Writing Out Your Prayers “The Lord gave me this answer: ‘Write down clearly on tablets what I reveal to you, so that it can be read at a glance’” (Habakkuk 2:2 GNT). If you want to hear God speak, … Continue reading

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