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 7/30/17

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)

CSL Daily 6/23/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Lewis’s poem “Vitrea Circe” was published in Punch on June 23, 1948  and was revised and reprinted in Poems.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

(Screwtape Admits:) “Prayers offered in the state of dryness are those which please Him (God) best.”

The Screwtape Letters VIII
(Published in The Guardian on 6/20/1941)

CSL Daily 5/22/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Dangerous Oversight is a poem by Lewis published in Punch on May 21, 1947 and revised and re-titled Young King Cole in Poems.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Only the courteous can love, but it is love that makes them courteous.”

The Allegory of Love
(Publish 5/21/1936)

Q05-22 - (Courteous Can Love)

CSL Daily 5/14/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

On May 14, 1936 Lewis had Sonnet  published in The Oxford Magazine under the name of Nat Whilk. It is available in Poems.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“It is probable that Nature is not really in Time and almost certain that God is not. Time is probably (like perspective) the mode of our perception.”

Miracles: A Preliminary Study
(Published on 5/12/1947)

 Q05-14 - (Nature - Not in Time)