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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 10

On the present moment Never, in peace or war, commit your virtue or your happiness to the future. Happy work is best done by the man who takes his long-term plans somewhat lightly and works from moment to moment “as … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 13

Now Faith, in the sense in which I am here using the word, is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods. For moods will change, whatever view your reason … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 8

On morality I think all Christians would agree with me if I said that though Christianity seems at first to be all about morality, all about duties and rules and guilt and virtue, yet it leads you on, out of … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: FEBRUARY 28

On depression My own idea, for what it is worth, is that all sadness which is not either arising from the repentance of a concrete sin and hastening towards concrete amendment or restitution, or else arising from pity and hastening … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 30

“And Every Virtue We Possess” …All my springs are in you. —Psalm 87:7 Our Lord never “patches up” our natural virtues, that is, our natural traits, qualities, or characteristics. He completely remakes a person on the inside— “…put on the … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 4

The Law of Opposition To him who overcomes… —Revelation 2:7 Life without war is impossible in the natural or the supernatural realm. It is a fact that there is a continuing struggle in the physical, mental, moral, and spiritual areas … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: SEPTEMBER 17

Is There Good in Temptation? No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man… —1 Corinthians 10:13 The word temptation has come to mean something bad to us today, but we tend to use the word in … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 21

The Ministry of the Unnoticed Blessed are the poor in spirit… —Matthew 5:3 The New Testament notices things that do not seem worthy of notice by our standards. “Blessed are the poor in spirit….” This literally means, “Blessed are the … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: MAY 10

Take the Initiative …add to your faith virtue… —2 Peter 1:5 Add means that we have to do something. We are in danger of forgetting that we cannot do what God does, and that God will not do what we … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 4

The Law of Opposition To him who overcomes… —Revelation 2:7 Life without war is impossible in the natural or the supernatural realm. It is a fact that there is a continuing struggle in the physical, mental, moral, and spiritual areas … Continue reading

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