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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: SEPTEMBER 1

TO MARGARET DENEKE: On the death of her husband, Paul Benecke, Lewis’s old history tutor and a Fellow at Magdalen College. 3 October 1944 It will give me great pleasure to come to lunch at one o’clock on Oct. 30th. … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: AUGUST 14

TO MARY WILLIS SHELBURNE: On why we are not to know what is coming next. 3 August 1959 I have your letter of 30 July. It has puzzled me. I understood that you were going to the doctors for heart … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 5

TO MARY MARGARET McCASLIN: On how, after weathering a bereavement, one feels abandoned by God; on how God works on our behalf even when we feel He is inactive; and on the necessity of continuing to use the ordinary means … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 1

TO ARTHUR GREEVES: On the meaning of interruptions and real life; on the difficulty of being patient; and on expiating through embracing one’s own sufferings. 20 December 1943 Things are pretty bad here. Minto’s varicose ulcer gets worse and worse, … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 3

Restoring Relationships: Use Your Ears More Than Your Mouth “A person’s wisdom yields patience; it is to one’s glory to overlook an offense” (Proverbs 19:11 NIV). The third biblical step toward restoring a relationship is to sympathize with the other … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 20

The Right Kind of Help And I, if I am lifted up…will draw all peoples to Myself. —John 12:32 Very few of us have any understanding of the reason why Jesus Christ died. If sympathy is all that human beings … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 13

Intercessory Prayer …men always ought to pray and not lose heart. —Luke 18:1 You cannot truly intercede through prayer if you do not believe in the reality of redemption. Instead, you will simply be turning intercession into useless sympathy for … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 21

“It is Finished!” I have finished the work which You have given Me to do. —John 17:4 The death of Jesus Christ is the fulfillment in history of the very mind and intent of God. There is no place for … Continue reading

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