C. S. Lewis wrote: “This is the first point to be made: and the first action to be taken is to pull ourselves together. . . not huddled together like frightened sheep.” He would advise us to not let the coronavirus “dominate our minds.”
Actor Max McLean wrote his play, C.S. Lewis On Stage – The Most Reluctant Convert, using C.S. Lewis’s own words. Watching McLean’s performance, I really sensed the mental path Lewis took from atheist to a theist, and then to a true follower of Christ. Lewis called himself the most reluctant convert in all England.
This quote about learning from the past is by C.S. Lewis in his essay, The Weight of Glory.
We ought to give thanks for all fortune: if it is good, because it is good, if bad, because it works in us patience, humility and the contempt of this world and the hope of our eternal country. ~ C.S. Lewis
“It is not likely that men, even being barbarians, should suffer so many and so great things (as those involved in the Exmas Rush), in honor of a god they do not believe in.” – see entire C. S. Lewis quote.