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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 17

TO HIS BROTHER, at the end of a long description of a delight-filled winter walk: On thanksgiving as the necessary completion of a pleasure. 9 January 1940 It seems almost brutal to describe a January walk taken without you in … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: NOVEMBER 14

Where moss grows most. Amidst it came, Unearthly sweet, out of the air it seemed, A voice singing to the vibrant string, ‘Forget the grief upon the great water, Card and compass and the cruel rain. Leave that labour; lilies … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 6

Lewis, grieving the death of his wife, Joy: Meanwhile, where is God? This is one of the most disquieting symptoms. When you are happy, so happy that you have no sense of needing Him, so happy that you are tempted … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 10

MORNING “Faultless before the presence of his glory.” Jude 24 Revolve in your mind that wondrous word, “faultless!” We are far off from it now; but as our Lord never stops short of perfection in his work of love, we … Continue reading

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