CSL Daily 9/06/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The Horse and His Boy was published on September 6, 1954. It was the fifth published book.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“We’re free Narnians, Hwin and I, and I suppose, if you’re running away to Narnia, you want to be one too. In that case Hwin isn’t your horse any longer. One might just as well say you’re her human.”

The Horse and His Boy
(Published 9/6/54)

 

CSL Daily 8/14/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Voyage to Venus by Lewis was published on August 14, 1953. It is the same book as Perelandra from 1943.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“We must use the talent we have, not the talents we haven’t.”

Letter to Cynthia Donnelly 8/14/1954
(Published in The Collected Letters of C.S. Lewis, Volume III)

CSL Daily 8/02/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

“On the Death of Charles Williams” (“To Charles Williams” in Poems) was first published in the August, 1945 issue of Britain Today.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“God’s presence is not the same as the feeling of God’s presence and He may be doing most for us when we think He is doing least.”

Letter to Mary Margaret McCaslin 8/2/1954
(Published in The Collected Letters of C.S. Lewis, Volume III)

CSL Daily 7/31/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

The Business of Heaven, published in July 1984 in the US was the first book of selections from Lewis in a daily format.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Avoid introspection in prayer—I mean not to watch one’s own mind to see if it is in the right frame, but always to turn the attention outwards to God.”

Letter to Dr. F. Morgan Roberts 7/31/1954
(Published in The Collected Letters of C.S. Lewis, Volume III)

CSL Daily 6/11/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Science-Fiction Cradlesong is a revised poem by Lewis published on June 11, 1954 under a different title in The Times Literary Supplement.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“If we are made for heaven, the desire for our proper place will be already in us, but not yet attached to the true object, and will even appear as the rival of that object.”

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