Inspired by C.S. Lewis’ The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Peter Heslam reflects imaginatively on Advent. He compares the pandemic to Narnia under the White Witch. And he suggests that the arrival of the vaccine is a sign that Aslan is on the move.
This pandemic proves how much we all need business. Take, for instance, the vaccine. It has not been provided by charity, nor government, nor even the NHS. It has come from business. Or, more specifically, from companies like Moderna and BioNTech.
A tiny virus has proved able to bring the global economy almost to a standstill.
Paul‘s epistles were written, in the main, from and to situations of lockdown. For this reason, they take on new resonance in the midst of our current pandemic.
The Salvation Army Food Bank crisis we highlighted recently on LinkedIn underlines the relevance of the story of manna in the wilderness (Exodus 16).