C. S. Lewis Quote
The great thing, if one can, is to stop regarding all the unpleasant things as interruptions of one's 'own,' or 'real' life. The truth is of course that what one calls the interruptions are precisely one's real life — the life God is sending one day by day.
They stand together: the letters of C. S. Lewis to Arthur Greeves (1914-1963) (ed. HarperCollins, 1979)