Lately, I have been spending a lot of time looking out windows. The view from my window will be different than yours. Yet in this situation, we now find the “new normal” for our day-to-day lives. Our challenges seem to be quite the same. That vacation we had planned for June, the same one we have taken the last thirteen years now suddenly will not be happening. The week in August we usually have the grandchildren, may or may not happen. Will the coronavirus attack me and my loved ones? There is a nervous energy brewing of things to come or not. Life has suddenly become a very solid fragile.
But wasn’t it always? Our first responders live it every day, not just during the COVID-19 days. Maybe, just maybe we are all getting an amazing blessing at the same time, to remember that nothing is certain or “a given” in this life of ever-changing circumstances.
Time doesn’t change. It just keeps ticking into the next twenty-four-hour day. The same sixty minutes are in the same hours and the same sixty seconds are in the same minutes.Continue Reading →