FACT OF THE DAY:
The first paperback edition of Lewis’s spiritual autobiography, Surprised by Joy was published today (5/4) in 1959.
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QUOTE OF THE DAY:
“Yes— it is sometimes hard to obey St. Paul’s “Rejoice.” We must try to take life moment by moment. The actual present is usually pretty tolerable, I think, if only we refrain from adding to its burden that of the past and the future.”
Letter to Mary Willis Shelburne on 5/4/1962
(Published in The Collected Letters of C.S. Lewis, Volume III)