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IN TOUCH DAILY: MARCH 29

Sunday Reflection: Sorrow According to the Will of God Paul’s second letter to the Corinthians follows up on a previous letter of his (likely 1 Corinthians), in which he rebuked that congregation. In this later epistle, he writes about their … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MARCH 22

Sunday Reflection: His Comfort in Our Mourning The Bible is full of stories about people who are hurting. In Psalm 22, the writer cries, “My God, my God, why have You forsaken me?” (Psalm 22:1). When immersed in hurt or … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MARCH 2

Feeling Hopeless Acts 27:1-25 People disappoint us, circumstances cause pain, and our own limitations lead to frustration. Jesus told His disciples that struggles are part of this life (John 16:33), and many other Bible stories show evidence of this reality. … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 1

TO PHOEBE HESKETH: On how sorrow seems to isolate; and on how hard it is to forgive. Lewis reveals that Joy’s physician had failed to diagnose her cancer at a stage when it could have been treated successfully. 14 June … Continue reading

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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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