This pandemic has disoriented and overtaken all our lives. It appears I’m living in a movie.
Our entire state of normalcy has been disrupted: families, schools, businesses, sports, our economy, churches, healthcare facilities and so much more has been impacted! The swiftness of this virus has claimed many lives.
Our days are as repetitive as can be. Daily walks, Zoom conference calls and Facebook lives, cooking and eating nonstop, FaceTime dates with our loved ones and grocery store visits only when necessary. Anxiety lingers close as we try to grasp our new reality. All are wondering how much longer this will last! I’ve heard reports that businesses will begin to open on May 1st, begging the question, is this too soon?
Such fears and concerns are understandable, given the potential effects a virus can have on children and the greater risk of it spreading within confined spaces.
Even in these trying times, it’s just like God to show us His glory and His character. We have experienced God’s faithfulness to meet many of our needs. His grace has been poured out through the Church, family, and friends. He provides strength, enabling us to triumphantly endure, and His goodness continues to bring us through one day at a time. God is always in control and will continue to work this out for our good.
God is with us, leading the way through. I’m sure many of us have had our weak moments but please continue to go to the Source. Turn to the Word of God for comfort. Don’t invite stress by watching news reports every day, give your mind a break.
Take heart my friend, we will get through this. Don’t lose faith.