When Asia was in the thick of Covid-19, to not wear a mask in public was seen as inconsiderate. It’s like how we might see others who fail to sneeze into their own sleeve if we’re not quick on the draw, and just letting the germs fly in the middle of a crowd. Disgusting right?… Read More Wearing face masks in Asia
We might be asking ourselves, when is this Covid-19 pandemic going to end? We might be bored out of wit’s end and stuck in our home in isolation but around the world there are other negative events happening this week. We might be able to mitigate some evils but we cannot control all the bad… Read More Hope exists – even in our suffering
Self-isolation has effected many people, if not everyone. I saw this online so I’m sharing this to encourage others out there. You might be feeling the same. “When this is over, may we never again take for granted: A handshake with a stranger, full shelves at the store, conversations with neighbors, a crowded theatre… Friday… Read More When This is Over
Someone has written a series of very reflective thoughts. Some have mistakenly attributed it to Bill Gates says the Independent newspaper (UK). Any way, it’s still quite good and I’m sharing it here. I’m a strong believer that there is a spiritual purpose behind everything that happens, whether that is what we perceive as being… Read More What is the Corona/Covid-19 virus really teaching us?
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… Read More A prayer for those who have died
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… Read More Staying the course and staying at home