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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 5

On feeling I think the thrill of the Pagan stories and of romance may be due to the fact that they are mere beginnings—the first, faint whisper of the wind from beyond the world—while Christianity is the thing itself: and … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: OCTOBER 24

On evil I think one may be quite rid of the old haunting suspicion—which raises its head in every temptation—that there is something else than God—some other country . . . into which He forbids us to trespass—some kind of … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: AUGUST 16

On temptation This was the first thing Mark had been asked to do which he himself, before he did it, clearly knew to be criminal. But the moment of his consent almost escaped his notice; certainly, there was no struggle, … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 2

If I am never tempted, and cannot even imagine myself being tempted, to gamble, this does not mean that I am better than those who are. The timidity and pessimism which exempt me from that temptation themselves tempt me to … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 22

You may remember I said that the first step towards humility was to realise that one is proud. I want to add now that the next step is to make some serious attempt to practise the Christian virtues. A week … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 16

Heaven’s 24-hour Emergency Hotline “Trust me in your times of trouble, and I will rescue you, and you will give me glory” (Psalm 50:15 NLT). God wants you to ask him for help when you are in trouble. He says, … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 3

Heaven Changes Everything About How We Live Today “If they had wanted to, they could have gone back to the good things of this world. But they didn’t want to. They were living for heaven. And now God is not … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 25

God Is Aware of You and Your Needs “So we must not get tired of doing good, for we will reap at the proper time if we don’t give up” (Galatians 6:9 HCSB). God is omniscient. That means he knows … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: FEBRUARY 7

How to Fight the Enemies of Good Intentions “I have made up my mind to obey your laws forever, no matter what” (Psalm 119:112 CEV). The reason why most people are ineffective in life is that they’ve never learned how … 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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