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There are a dozen views about everything until you know the answer. Then there's never more than one.

For broken dreams, the cure is dream again; and deeper.

All Joy reminds. It is never a possession, always a desire for something longer ago or further away or still 'about to be'.

The cross comes before the crown, and tomorrow is a Monday morning.

The past is frozen and no longer flows, and the present is all lit up with eternal rays.

The present is the point at which time touches eternity.

Of course God knew what would happen if they used their freedom the wrong way: apparently, He thought it worth the risk.

A slow miracle is no easier to perform than an instant one.

You must have a capacity to receive, or even omnipotence can't give.

Give up yourself, and you will find your real self. Lose your life and you will save it.

Like an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum because he cannot imagine what is meant by the offer of a holiday at the sea... we are far too easily pleased.

An almost perfect relationship with his father was the earthly root of all his wisdom.

Pain and suffering are God's megaphone.

Nothing is so self-defeating as a question that has not been thought through before it has been fully posed.

No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.
A Grief Observed

Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.

The heart never takes the place of the head; but it can, and should, obey it.

There would be no sense in saying you trusted Jesus if you would not take his advice.

God allows us to experience the low points of life in order to teach us lessons that we could learn in no other way.

We are not necessarily doubting that God will do the best for us; we are wondering how painful the best will turn out to be.

When you are arguing against God you are arguing against the very power that makes you able to argue at all.

To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable, because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you.

She's the sort of woman who lives for others - you can tell the others by their hunted expression.

Courage, dear heart.

The death of a beloved is an amputation.

If you want a religion to make you feel really comfortable, I certainly don't recommend Christianity.

The Son of God became a man to enable men to become sons of God.

No man knows how bad he is till he has tried very hard to be good.

We meet no ordinary people in our lives.

Human history is the long terrible story of man trying to find something other than God which will make him happy.

In our own case we accept excuses too easily; in other people's, we do not accept them easily enough.

It is safe to tell the pure in heart that they shall see God, for only the pure in heart want to.

To love at all is to be vulnerable.

Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back, everything is different.

I was with book, as a woman is with child.
Til We Have Faces

Since it is so likely that children will meet cruel enemies, let them at least have heard of brave knights and heroic courage.

We are mirrors whose brightness is wholly derived from the sun that shines upon us.

The homemaker has the ultimate career. All other careers exist for one purpose only - and that is to support the ultimate career.

If a man thinks he is not conceited, he is very conceited indeed.

You may forget that you are at every moment totally dependent on God.

Do not dare not to dare.
The Horse & His Boy

We live, in fact, in a world starved for solitude, silence, and private: and therefore starved for meditation and true friendship.
The Weight of Glory

Thirst was made for water; inquiry for truth.

God, who foresaw your tribulation, has specially armed you to go through it, not without pain but without stain.

Being in love first moved them to promise fidelity: this quieter love enables them to keep the promise.

Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.

The term is over: the holidays have begun. The dream is ended: this is the morning.
The Last Battle

Miracles are a retelling in small letters of the very same story which is written across the whole world in letters too large for some of us to see.

Always prefer the plain direct word to the long, vague one. Don't implement promises, but keep them.

Reason is the natural order of truth; but imagination is the organ of meaning.

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