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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 28

On heaven The symbols under which Heaven is presented to us are (a) a dinner party, (b) a wedding, (c) a city, and (d) a concert. It would be grotesque to suppose that the guests or citizens or members of … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 23

TO MARY WILLIS SHELBURNE: On disagreeable, nasty people; and on avoiding obsessing about their bullying. 10 March 1954 I am sorry things are not better. I am very puzzled by people like your Committee Secretary, people who are just nasty. … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 18

TO MARY VAN DEUSEN: On God wanting us and not what we can do for God; and on our job to become more and more God’s. 25 March 1954 I must be short for I have had a run of … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 23

TO MARY NEYLAN, who had told Lewis she was going to resume the practice of her faith after years of alienation and theological struggle: On acting on the light one has; on the unreliability of religious emotion; on confession of … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 19

TO FLORENCE (MICHAL) WILLIAMS, the widow of Charles Williams: A letter of condolence. 22 May 1945 Thank you for your most kind letter. We all knew that your marriage was one in a thousand. I think you will not be … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 3

TO HIS BROTHER, WARREN LEWIS: On prayer as writing letters to someone who never replies. 1 July 1921 I was delighted to get your letter this morning; for some reason it had been sent first to a non-existent address in … Continue reading

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