Things You Don’t Miss

During this season of Covid-19/pandemic/flatten-the-curve/slow-the-spread and don’t-forget-to-wash-your-hands semi-quarantine — our lives have been forcibly slowed down.  Our activities reduced.  To some extent at least, our schedules have been cleared.  And  after nearly 8 weeks there are just some things that I miss… — going out to dinner with my husband. — seeing my church family…

Uncertainty and Weariness

Uncertainty.  Unlike hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes, or even toilet paper…it’s the one commodity of which there seems to be an abundant supply lately. I’m remembering a line from an old song:  “Oh soul, are you weary and troubled?” I think lots of folks are at least somewhat weary, and maybe a bit troubled.  Uncertainty is…

Update on Closures

While we’re waiting I hate to wait…which is why it’s probably good for me!  If something’s weak, you’re supposed to challenge it.  I guess impatience is challenged by waiting, learning to endure.  We’re just 14 days into this quarantine–if you remember from my last post, I said it takes 28 days to build a habit. …