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Letters of C. S. Lewis

March 28, 2011

Zach Nielsen gives this quote from Letters of C. S. Lewis on focusing less on your wife and more on God:

When I have learnt to love God better than my earthly dearest, I shall love my earthly dearest better than I do now. Insofar as I learn to love my earthly dearest at the expense of God and instead of God, I shall be moving towards the state in which I shall not love my earthly dearest at all. When first things are put first, second things are not suppressed but increased.

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