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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: OCTOBER 3

On Easter Tomorrow we shall celebrate the glorious Resurrection of Christ. I shall be remembering you in the Holy communion. Away with tears and fears and troubles! United in wedlock with the eternal Godhead Itself, our nature ascends into the … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: OCTOBER 1

TO DON GIOVANNI CALABRIA, who had sent Lewis the Litany of Humility composed by Cardinal Merry del Val: On the danger of being too aware of global worries and of forgetting to help Christ in the people close at hand; … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 5

TO MARY WILLIS SHELBURNE: On how often one’s inner state differs from external circumstances; and on the proper attitude toward death and dying. 7 June 1959 I am sorry to hear that so many troubles crowd upon you but glad … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: NOVEMBER 27

Are You Passing on God’s Blessings? “God blesses those who are kind to the poor. He helps them out of their troubles. He protects them and keeps them alive; he publicly honors them and destroys the power of their enemies” … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: OCTOBER 5

How to Receive the Grace to Keep Going through Troubles “Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me. But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MAY 23

Don’t Give Up: Accept Help from Others “When desperate people give up on God Almighty, their friends, at least, should stick with them” (Job 6:14 The Message). When we’ve had a loss or disappointment, the natural reaction is to withdraw … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: FEBRUARY 13

Three Steps to Surrender, and Eight Results “Surrender your heart to God, turn to him in prayer, and give up your sins — even those you do in secret. Then you won’t be ashamed; you will be confident and fearless. … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 13

It’s Always Too Soon to Quit “That is why we never give up. Though our bodies are dying, our spirits are being renewed every day. For our present troubles are small and won’t last very long. Yet they produce for … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 24

Direction of Focus Behold, as the eyes of servants look to the hand of their masters…, so our eyes look to the Lord our God… —Psalm 123:2 This verse is a description of total reliance on God. Just as the … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JANUARY 22

Am I Looking To God? Look to Me, and be saved… —Isaiah 45:22 Do we expect God to come to us with His blessings and save us? He says, “Look to Me, and be saved….” The greatest difficulty spiritually is … Continue reading

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