We need not despair even in our worst, for our failures are forgiven. The only fatal thing is to sit down content with anything less than perfection.
More Quotes from C.S. Lewis:Only those who try to resist temptation know how strong it is. ... We never find out the strength of the evil impulse inside us until we try to fight it: and Christ, because He was the only man who never yielded to temptation, is also the only man who knows to the full what temptation means-the only complete realist.
The next moment is as much beyond our grasp, and as much in God's care, as that a hundred years away. Care for the next minute is as foolish as care for a day in the next thousand years. In neither can we do anything, in both God is doing everything.
But courage, child: we are all between the paws of the true Aslan.
Is it easy to love God' asks an old author. 'It is easy,' he replies, 'to those who do it.' I have included two Graces under the word Charity. But God can give a third. He can awake in man, towards Himself, a supernatural Appreciative love. This is of all gifts the most to be desired. Here, not in our natural loves, nor even in ethics, lies the true centre of all human and angelic life. With this all things are possible.
God can't give us peace and happiness apart from Himself because there is no such thing.
The human heart is not unchanging (nay, changes almost out of recognition in the twinkling of an eye)...
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