CSL Daily 01/15/18

FACT OF THE DAY:

“Pan’s Purge,” a poem by Lewis was published January 15, 1947 in Punch; it’s now printed in Poems.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Heaven is not a state of mind. Heaven is reality itself.”

The Great Divorce
(Published on 1/14/1946)

Q01-15 (Heaven is Reality)

CSL Daily 01/14/18

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FACT OF THE DAY:

The Great Divorce (complete book) was published on January 14, 1946. The installments were called “Who Goes Home? Or The Grand Divorce.” Here a podcast about the book in this episode from All About Jack.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“There are only two kinds of people in the end: those who say to God, ‘Thy will be done,’ and those to whom God says, in the end, ‘Thy will be done.'”

The Great Divorce
(Published on 1/14/1946)

Q01-14 (Two Kinds of People)

CSL Daily 01/12/18

FACT OF THE DAY:

The tenth installment of The Great Divorce was published on January 12, 1945; it covered all of chapter eight.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Could you, only for a moment, fix your mind on something not yourself?”

Who Goes Home? or The Grand Divorce X
(Published in The Guardian on 1/12/1945)

Q01-12 (Stop Thinking of Yourself)

CSL Daily 01/05/18

FACT OF THE DAY:

On January 5, 1945 the ninth installment of (the eventual) The Great Divorce (chapter seven) was published in The Guardian.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“In praying for people one dislikes I find it helpful to remember that one is joining in His prayer for them.”

Letter to Mary Van Deusen
(from The Collected Letters Of C.S. Lewis, Volume 3 on 1/5/1951)

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CSL Daily 12/27/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

On Dec. 27, 1918 Lewis arrived home unexpectedly in the morning after being demobilized on the 24th.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Thirst was made for water; inquiry for truth.”

Who Goes Home? or The Grand Divorce VII
(Published in The Guardian on 12/22/1944)