I was wrong.
I thought this pandemic would cause most people to unleash their inner hermit. I’ve seen that some, but I’ve also witnessed the opposite.
Neighbors who never speak are checking on each other (from a distance).
Couples and families are spending time together “at home.”
Senior adults are learning social media.
And leaders everywhere are asking people to pray.
The pandemic is terrible, but let’s become better people through the struggle. Let’s care for others, cherish our children, honor the elderly, and whatever else we do, let’s not forget to pray.
I once heard a wise man say that if two people work at getting closer to God, they naturally get closer together. I think that’s true for all of us during this time. If we all strive to grow closer to the Lord, we can come together as we’re staying apart.
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