A prayer for those who have died

In the news, I heard a story about a spouse who could not leave the house to plan for her husband’s funeral.  There was also a doctor who worked in the same hospital where his father had died. The sad thing was she could not be with him due to mandatory quarantine so he died while …

Staying the course and staying at home

It felt eerie while driving through the city today. Everything in downtown was closed.  My favorite Starbucks was closed. Chairs and tables were stacked. My favorite Vietnamese restaurant was closed. The only stores open were grocery stores, gas stations, pharmacies, fast food joints for takeout or delivery, and hardware stores.  That’s the basic extent of …

Facing our fears and considering others

Vancouver man loading up at Costco profits 100k reselling Lysol sanitizer on Amazon. We worry about running short of food, toilet paper and basic human necessities.  It’s driven by fear and anxiety.  We worry, so we panic.  We panic, so we buy at insane prices. Hustlers know this. Therefore, there’s no need for panic-buying.  Just …

Love trumps our personal freedoms

I was thinking about who would most be against mandatory social distancing.  Human rights and social liberties advocates.  I don't think we'll be hearing much from them for the next few months. Don't get me wrong. I love my social freedoms and liberties. Freedom and liberties are something we value in the free world. Spring …

Coronavirus and racism: Where the virus came from

We need to stop the accusations about where the COVID-19 virus came from. The Communist regime of China (CCP) accused President Trump of racism because he called it a "Chinese virus." That is shocking. They knew full well the virus originated in China. The Chinese people knew this too and were very angry at the …

Pray for Italy

  The number of deaths due to covid-19 in Italy has now surpassed that of China. Hard to believe. This is one of the earliest nations where the Christian church had its origins, including the nations in the Asia Minor region (modern-day Turkey). May we pray for Italy and all the people who live in …

How soap kills coronavirus

And just a reminder of how another type of washing (this one without soap).   Photo taken from a friend, Daniel Wong. "Let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, with our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water. Let us hold fast the …

My refuge from disease

The one who lives under the protection of the Most Highdwells in the shadow of the Almighty.I will say to the Lord, “My refuge and my fortress,my God, in whom I trust.”He Himself will deliver you from the hunter’s net,from the destructive plague.He will cover you with His feathers;you will take refuge under His wings.His …

Top ten things to do in self-isolation

During this time in self-isolation, I will try to not watch too much news, but still keep up with world events.  Seems like the only event going on is the coronavirus issue. Other than working from home during the day, I'm putting together a list of my top ten things I will try to do …

Keeping social distance

Currently working from home on the phone and devices.Keeping a social distance if I'm out and about. The phone, facetime and skype can help in connecting with friends and family but they're not the same as person-to-person.Can't touch. Can't feel. Can't connect. No contact with real people.Feeling a bit disconnected from everyone during self-isolation. I'm …

Coronavirus Pandemic

  The coronavirus or COVID-19 has now been classified as a pandemic. On whom do we pin the responsibility for this coronavirus pandemic? This is just theory but one theory I've heard points to laboratories in China for creating a biological weapon. read article here (https://greatgameindia.com/coronavirus-bioweapon/). Why do it? To control the masses by quenching …