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
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
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 buy when we need it. And you hustlers stop hustling. Hustlers will take… Read More Facing our fears and considering others
The COVID-19 pandemic has shown me something about the health care system. It is not ready to handle a crisis. No one was ready to prepare for what was coming. China did not warn the world about what they were dealing with. Yes, they did send the world a print of the coronavirus but they… Read More Pandemic reveals crisis in health care