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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: AUGUST 29

All Joy reminds. It is never a possession, always a desire for something longer ago or further away or still ‘about to be’. From Surprised by Joy

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 26

I do not believe in the Renaissance as generally described by historians. The more I look into the evidence the less trace I find of that vernal rapture which is supposed to have swept Europe in the fifteenth century. I … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 7

The odd thing was that before God closed in on me, I was in fact offered what now appears a moment of wholly free choice. In a sense. I was going up Headington Hill on the top of a bus. … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 8

What I like about experiences is that it is such an honest thing. You may take any number of wrong turnings; but keep your eyes open and you will not be allowed to go very far before the warning signs … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 29

Selfish, not self-centred: for in such a life my mind would be directed towards a thousand things, not one of which is myself. The distinction is not unimportant. One of the happiest men and most pleasing companions I have ever … Continue reading

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