In the morning Lord we do look to you For the strength we need just to make it through Have mercy Some mornings I wake up empty, weary before my feet hit the floor and another day in COVID time begins. I think about the jubilation that will come when this nightmare has passed, and
I see memes on social media about introversion in the time of self-isolation and social distancing. “Introverts have trained for this our entire lives” they say in some form or another. “This is our time. Let’s show them how to do it.” I smile because staying home is not a hardship for me. It’s what I
The sun shines through the east facing window kissing the bunch of tulips on the dining table. The light is magical. I’d like to put the macro lens on my camera and play but there are other more pressing things to do. I grab my phone and take a quick shot to mark the moment.
I saw a meme on social media last night that summed it up: “What a year this week has been.” We’re all feeling it. I’m struggling to focus, maybe you are too. But we continue to move forward one step at a time and, as best as we can, keep our eyes, minds, and hearts focused
We wake and check the news and, yes, the world is still in chaos. A low grade something simmers within. We choose not to walk in fear and we seek reputable news sources but there’s no denying things are churning. We make jokes (some memes had us chuckling out loud last night before bed) and shake
Maybe it’s easier to allow my attention to get caught up in a whirlwind of anxiety about things over which I have little or no control than it is to love well. Not maybe. It is. I wish it wasn’t so but it is. The news cycle is tough right now. We’ve been on this
Technology makes it almost seamless. We go to bed on one schedule and wake to another. Overnight we’ve lost an hour and though we no longer have a multitude of clocks to change (aside from the ones in our vehicles and on kitchen appliances) our bodies know something screwy is afoot. And so Monday comes and