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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: SEPTEMBER 19

When I attempted . . . to describe our spiritual longings, I was omitting one of their most curious characteristics. We usually notice it just as the moment of vision dies away, as the music ends, or as the landscape … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 7

We must simply accept it that we are spirits, free and rational beings, at present inhabiting an irrational universe, and must draw the conclusion that we are not derived from it. We are strangers here. We come from somewhere else. … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 4

There are times when we can do all that a fellow creature needs if only he will trust us. In getting a dog out of a trap, in extracting a thorn from a child’s finger, in teaching a boy to … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 27

MORNING “Can the rush grow up without mire?” Job 8:11 The rush is spongy and hollow, and even so is a hypocrite; there is no substance or stability in him. It is shaken to and fro in every wind just … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 11

MORNING “Let us lift up our heart with our hands unto God in the heavens.” Lamentations 3:41 The act of prayer teaches us our unworthiness, which is a very salutary lesson for such proud beings as we are. If God … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MAY 12

MORNING “And will manifest myself to him.” John 14:21 The Lord Jesus gives special revelations of himself to his people. Even if Scripture did not declare this, there are many of the children of God who could testify the truth … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 11

MORNING “Let us lift up our heart with our hands unto God in the heavens.” Lamentations 3:41

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