FACT OF THE DAY:
The first known letter Lewis wrote to Sister Penelope occurred on this day (Aug. 9) in 1939.
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QUOTE OF THE DAY:
“One hopes there will come a day when one can enjoy nice things said about one’s self just in the same innocent way as one enjoys nice things about anyone else—perfect humility will need no modesty.”
Letter to Sister Penelope 8/9/1939
(Published in The Collected Letters of C.S. Lewis, Volume II)