How Have You Been Cut Off?
The rhythms of work, school, and social time have been cut
off or significantly altered due to social distancing mandates across the globe
in the spring of 2020.
Some like me, have lost loved ones during this time . Sadly, due to travel restrictions we have been cut off from gathering with family and friends to celebrate and honor them in our usual way.
Facing an invisible enemy like Covid-19 that has the power
to cut off our sense of normalcy is stirring myriads of feelings and reactions
across the globe. Some are struggling with paranoia while others are expressing
anger and rebellion.
How should we respond to feeling cut off from our sense of normalcy?
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Are you feeling Vulnerable?
What situations or circumstances stirred a sense of vulnerability in you prior to spring 2020?
This past week of 2020 has been one that Christians across the globe have celebrated Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter in a vastly different manner than in recent years. We’ve watched services from our own homes rather than attending public celebrations and memorials.
Some had hoped in North America that we’d be able to gather
in person on Easter Sunday but sadly that has not proved feasible. The COVID-19
virus response has truly disrupted our sense of normal. Our businesses,
personal health, loved one’s health, sense of control or freedom have many wavering
with feeling vulnerable.
What words would you use to describe feeling vulnerable?
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