CSL Daily 6/22/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

Lewis showed the galley proofs for The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe to the Inklings on June 22, 1950.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“It is not really you who are holding fast to Him but He to you: and He will bring you to wherever He wants.”

Letter to Rhona Bodle 6/22/1948
(Published in The Collected Letters of C.S. Lewis, Volume II

CSL Daily 3/10/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

On March 10, 1949 Lewis shared two chapters of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe with his friend (and former student) Roger Green.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Nothing, not even the best and noblest, can go on as it now is. Nothing, not even what is lowest and most bestial, will not be raised again if it submits to death.”

Who Goes Home? or The Grand Divorce XVIII
(Published in The Guardian on 3/9/1945)

Q03-10 (Submits to Death)

CSL Daily 10/23

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FACT OF THE DAY:

The sixth and final radio drama of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe aired on the BBC today (10/23) in 1959.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“God makes no appetite in vain.”

Learning in War-Time
(Preached on 10/22/1939 as “None Other Gods: Culture in War-Time”)

CSL Daily 10/20

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FACT OF THE DAY:

On this day (10/20) in 1949 the last reported Thursday Inklings meeting occurred according to Lewis’s brother’s diary.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“If there’s anyone who can appear before Aslan without their knees knocking, they’re either braver than most, or else just silly.”

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
(Published 10/16/1950)

CSL Daily 10/16

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FACT OF THE DAY:

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the first published book of Narnia stories was published today (Oct 16) in 1950.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Safe?” said Mr. Beaver; “don’t you hear what Mrs. Beaver tells you? Who said anything about safe? ‘Course he isn’t safe. But he’s good. He’s the King, I tell you.”

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
(Published 10/16/1950)