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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: AUGUST 15

Screwtape strategizes with Wormwood, using Time as a weapon: I had noticed, of course, that the humans were having a lull in their European war—what they naïvely call ‘The War’!—and am not surprised that there is a corresponding lull in … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 27

Lewis, grieving the death of his wife, Joy: There’s a limit to the ‘one flesh.’ You can’t really share someone else’s weakness, or fear or pain. What you feel may be bad. It might conceivably be as bad as what … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 18

Lewis, grieving the death of his wife, Joy: I know that the thing I want is exactly the thing I can never get. The old life, the jokes, the drinks, the arguments, the lovemaking, the tiny, heartbreaking commonplace. On any … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 6

AS ONE OLDSTER TO ANOTHER Well, yes the old bones ache. There were easier Beds thirty years back. Sleep, then importunate, Now with reserve doles out her favours; Food disagrees; there are draughts in houses. Headlong, the down night train … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 10

“Oh, you’re real, you’re real! Oh, Aslan!” cried Lucy, and both girls flung themselves upon him and covered him with kisses. “But what does it all mean?” asked Susan when they were somewhat calmer. “It means,” said Aslan, “that though … 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: MARCH 1

Screwtape outlines a fundamental deception: Men are not angered by mere misfortune but by misfortune conceived as injury. And the sense of injury depends on the feeling that a legitimate claim has been denied. The more claims on life, therefore, … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 4

For it is not so much of our time and so much of our attention that God demands; it is not even all our time and all our attention; it is our-selves. For each of us the Baptist’s words are … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 10

If you do not take the distinction between good and bad very seriously, then it is easy to say that anything you find in this world is a part of God. But, of course, if you think some things really … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 31

Faith Helps You Focus Your Goals “God can do anything, you know—far more than you could ever imagine or guess or request in your wildest dreams!” (Ephesians 3:20 The Message). We know that setting goals is important because the Bible … Continue reading

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