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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: SEPTEMBER 8

A Ghost argues with the Bright Spirit who was her brother Reginald: ‘It’s a lie. A wicked, cruel lie. How could anyone love their son more than I did? Haven’t I lived only for his memory all these years?’ ‘That … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 15

Lewis, grieving the death of his wife, Joy: And then one or other dies. And we think of this as love cut short; like a dance stopped in mid-career or a flower with its head unluckily snapped off—something truncated and … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 14

On grief Real sorrow ends neither with a bang nor a whimper. Sometimes, after a spiritual journey like Dante’s, down to the centre and then, terrace by terrace, up the mountain of accepted pain, it may rise into peace—but a … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: FEBRUARY 5

Your Life is Shaped by Your Thoughts “Be careful how you think; your life is shaped by your thoughts” (Proverbs 4:23 GNT). God is far more interested in changing your mind than changing your circumstances. We want God to take … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: FEBRUARY 3

The Truth About Shadows “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me” (Psalm 23:4 ESV). One of the … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 8

Coming to Jesus Come to Me… —Matthew 11:28 Isn’t it humiliating to be told that we must come to Jesus! Think of the things about which we will not come to Jesus Christ. If you want to know how real … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 5

Watching With Jesus Stay here and watch with Me. —Matthew 26:38 “Watch with Me.” Jesus was saying, in effect, “Watch with no private point of view at all, but watch solely and entirely with Me.” In the early stages of … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 26

Are You Ever Troubled? Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you… —John 14:27 There are times in our lives when our peace is based simply on our own ignorance. But when we are awakened to the … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 18

Have You Ever Been Speechless with Sorrow? When he heard this, he became very sorrowful, for he was very rich. —Luke 18:23 The rich young ruler went away from Jesus speechless with sorrow, having nothing to say in response to … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 3

The Compelling Purpose of God He…said to them, “Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem…” —Luke 18:31 Jerusalem, in the life of our Lord, represents the place where He reached the culmination of His Father’s will. Jesus said, “I do … Continue reading

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