CSL Daily 7/17/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The classic “Meditation in a Toolshed” essay was published on July 17, 1945 in The Coventry Evening Telegraph.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“You get one experience of a thing when you look along it and another when you look at it.”

Meditation in a Toolshed
(Published in The Coventry Evening Telegraph on 7/17/1945)

CSL Daily 6/19/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“Membership” was published in the June 1945 issue of Sobornost. Previously it was a talk given in February to the Society of St. Alban and St. Sergius in Oxford.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“How God thinks of us is not only more important, but infinitely more important. Indeed, how we think of Him is of no importance except in so far as it is related to how He thinks of us.”

The Weight of Glory
(Sermon preached on 6/8/1941)

CSL Daily 6/2/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“Membership,” a talk by Lewis given four months earlier, was published in the June, 1945 issue of Sobornost.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“The real difficulty is, isn’t it, to adapt ones steady beliefs about tribulation to this particular tribulation; for the particular, when it arrives, always seems so peculiarly intolerable.”

Letter to Owen Barfield 6/2/1940
(Published in The Collected Letters of C.S. Lewis, Volume II)

CSL Daily 5/28/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Lewis wrote to Sister Penelope on May 28, 1945 stating that his book on Miracles was already finished (it came out May 12, 1947).

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“I quite agree with you about not using one’s job for propaganda: but once the pupil raises the question I think one has a free hand.”

Letter to Rhona Bodle 5/28/1949
(Published in The Collected Letters of C.S. Lewis, Volume II)

CSL Daily 5/27/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“Work and Prayer” is an essay published this month in the May 28, 1945 edition of The Coventry Evening Telegraph weekly paper.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“We were made to be neither cerebral men nor visceral men, but Men. Not beasts nor angels but Men – things at once rational and animal.”

The Pilgrim’s Regress
(Published 5/25/1933)