Saturday, September 5, 2020

Daughter, Your Faith Has Healed You. Go in Peace

 As I am writing this, the COVID-19 pandemic is going into its sixth month. Months in which some of the time was spent in quarantine, but always with wearing a mask when going out for any reason. It has been disconcerting to have favorite restaurants and retail stores closed, to be attending church services via internet, bumping elbows instead of greeting friends with a warm hug, postponing or holding “zoom” weddings and other important events, burials of loved ones without benefit of a real funeral and the list of inconveniences goes on. Yes, life has not turned out the way we imagined at the beginning of 2020. As I reflect on the isolation and inconveniences we have endured as a result of this pandemic, I’m reminded of a woman