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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 29

There are no ordinary people. You have never talked to a mere mortal. Nations, cultures, arts, civilisations—these are mortal, and their life is to ours as the life of a gnat. But it is immortals whom we joke with, work … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 24

Traditional doctrine points to a sin against God, an act of disobedience, not a sin against the neighbour. And certainly, if we are to hold the doctrine of the Fall in any real sense, we must look for the great … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 26

Screwtape reveals Nothing: The Christians describe the Enemy as one ‘without whom Nothing is strong’. And Nothing is very strong: strong enough to steal away a man’s best years not in sweet sins but in a dreary flickering of the … 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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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 13

TO MARY WILLIS SHELBURNE: On how to rehearse for death and how to diminish fear. 17 June 1963 Pain is terrible, but surely you need not have fear as well? Can you not see death as the friend and deliverer? … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 9

TO ARTHUR GREEVES: On the seven deadly sins. 10 February 1930 When I said that your besetting sin was Indolence and mine Pride I was thinking of the old classification of the seven deadly sins: They are Gula (Gluttony), Luxuria … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 8

If You’re Wise, You Won’t Disguise “But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere” (James 3:17 NIV). A mark of wise people is … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: OCTOBER 24

God Forgives You. Now Forgive Yourself. “He does not punish us for all our sins; he does not deal harshly with us, as we deserve . . . He has removed our sins as far from us as the east … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: OCTOBER 23

Here’s Why You Can Rejoice in Your Trials ”We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance” (Romans 5:3 NLT). Many people know the Bible story of Joseph, whose … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JULY 5

Four Steps to Forgiving Others “Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you” (Ephesians … Continue reading

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