CSL Daily 9/18/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“The Landing” is a poem published in Punch on Sept. 15, 1948; a revised version is in Poems.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“The limit of giving is to be the limit of our ability to give.”

English Literature in the Sixteenth Century
(Published 9/16/1954)

 

CSL Daily 8/25/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“The Trouble with ‘X'” is an essay by Lewis first published in the August, 1948 issue of Bristol Diocesan Gazette.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“I find that I do not exist on my own, that I am under a law; that somebody or something wants me to behave in a certain way.”

3rd BBC Broadcast
(Given on 8/20/1941; Then known as Materialism or Religion)

 

CSL Daily 8/24/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Lewis’s mother, Flora had a short story called “The Princess Rosetta” published in the The Household Journal in 1889.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“God has made it a rule for Himself that He won’t alter people’s character by force. He can and will alter them – but only if the people will let Him.”

The Trouble with ‘X’
(Published in August 1948 of Bristol Diocesan Gazette)

CSL Daily 8/11/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“The Sailing of the Ark” was published on August 11, 1948 in Punch. Revised and re-titled “The Late Passenger” in Poems.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“The Future is, of all things, the thing least like eternity. It is the most completely temporal part of time-for the Past is frozen and no longer flows, and the Present is all lit up with eternal rays.”

The Screwtape Letters XV (Published in The Guardian on 8/8/1941)

CSL Daily 7/30/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“Epitaph” is a poem published on July 30, 1948 in The Spectator. Revised and re-titled as “Epigrams and Epitaphs” in Poems.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“We really don’t know much about loving until we’re in touch with love Himself.”

The Anvil
(BBC Radio Broadcast aired 7/22/1943)