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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: SEPTEMBER 22

TO MARY WILLIS SHELBURNE: On how to rehearse for death and how to diminish fear. 17 June 1963 Pain is terrible, but surely you need not have fear as well? Can you not see death as the friend and deliverer? … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: SEPTEMBER 5

I am a democrat because I believe that no man or group of men is good enough to be trusted with uncontrolled power over others. And the higher the pretensions of such power, the more dangerous I think it both … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 12

On joy In speaking of this desire for our own far-off country, which we find in ourselves even now, I feel a certain shyness. I am almost committing an indecency. I am trying to rip open the inconsolable secret in … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: APRIL 7

To shrink back from all that can be called Nature into negative spirituality is as if we ran away from horses instead of learning to ride. There is in our present pilgrim condition plenty of room (more room than most … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 21

TO BEDE GRIFFITHS: On fortitude and trust in God in the face of war; and on ecumenical differences. 29 April 1938 I have been in considerable trouble over the present danger of war. Twice in one life—and then to find … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 13

TO MARY WILLIS SHELBURNE: On how to rehearse for death and how to diminish fear. 17 June 1963 Pain is terrible, but surely you need not have fear as well? Can you not see death as the friend and deliverer? … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 4

There are times when we can do all that a fellow creature needs if only he will trust us. In getting a dog out of a trap, in extracting a thorn from a child’s finger, in teaching a boy to … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 23

How Joseph Trusted God with His Disappointments “Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight” (Proverbs 3:5-6 NIV). Imagine … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: DECEMBER 3

Face Your Fears So You Can Get Something Done “If you wait for perfect conditions, you will never get anything done” (Ecclesiastes 11:4 TLB). Fear is at the root of all of your indecision—fear that you’ll make a mistake, that … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: NOVEMBER 30

Three Steps to Make Wise Decisions “A man is a fool to trust himself! But those who use God’s wisdom are safe” (Proverbs 28:26 TLB). We tend to make decisions frivolously, but the Bible gives a simple, workable plan on … Continue reading

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