I've learned that through dark times, it is best not to ask "why me" or "why does this happen". Even though life hit you hard and throw you off your feet, get up, keep moving. Keep living. Things will change.
CS Lewis Facts: 11 Things You Never Knew About The Narnia Author✎ ~Folio Society Narnia Illustration~ The Chronicles Of Narnia has sold over 100 million copies in 41 languages. It has also proved inspiration, time and time again, for film, radio, stage and tv interpretations. http://www.foliosociety.com/book/NAR/chronicles-of-narnia
CS Lewis Facts: 11 Things You Never Knew About The Narnia Author✎ ~Narnia Magician Illustration~ C.S. Lewis's death, on 22 November 1963, went largely unreported as it happened on the same day that American President John F. Kennedy was assassinated and the day that Brave New World author, Aldous Huxley, died.
CS Lewis Facts: 11 Things You Never Knew About The Narnia Author✎'Aslan', the name of the central Lion character in the Narnia Chronicles, is the Turkish word for 'lion'. Interestingly, Aslan never appeared in the first draft of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, even though it was published a year later. http://www.foliosociety.com/book/NAR/chronicles-of-narnia
::cs lewis:: - Somehow this seems to come from life, not literature. He was a sincere Christian, I think? Reminds me how Dad used to say this would be a better world if Christians were more Christ-like. Just sayin'.
First introduced to this poem of Rumi by David Whyte and then Susan Scott who, inspired by David's presentation to Vistage (then TEC) in 1999 went on to write her book: Fierce Conversation. All have inspired me in my work.