242,182 diagnosed. 5,850 dead. 8,991 recovered. ***** I’m really thankful today for friends who have more faith than i who post truths my head knows full well, but my heart falters. Just sharing one of those today. Waymaker. That’s what we sing. Even when sorrows like sea billows roll. “…for God gave us a spiritContinue reading “Quarantine journals: April 2”
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An open letter to survivors in the midst of COVID-19
Once upon a time I had a duck. Her name was Pricilla. Well, she wasn’t actually my duck. But, she had built a nest in the bushes under our tree, so I considered her mine. She was a delightful mama mallard, all dappled brown feathers and chocolate chip eyes. My sons were tinies at theContinue reading “An open letter to survivors in the midst of COVID-19”
There’s no crying in…COVID-19?
“Remember, there’s no crying in baseball,” Tom Hanks said recently when interviewed about his experience with testing positive for COVID-19 (coronavirus). No crying in baseball, indeed. But this ain’t baseball. Not even close. Yesterday, I forgot about my own advice on holding on to hope and pushing fear aside as I reached for the lastContinue reading “There’s no crying in…COVID-19?”