Make No Mistake, this Pandemic is Apocalyptic

Earlier this month, while millions of Jews and Christians around the world recounted the Passover story from Exodus, the Mosaic account of the ten plagues on Egypt likely no longer seems just like some distant, ancient world mythological story. Our modern plague of COVID-19 is almost certainly not as deadly as those, but it’s nothing to underestimate. Over the past couple of months, we’ve all be subjected to now-familiar stories of exhausted nurses, inadequate supplies, and daily deaths. We’re all well aware of the devastation and fear that this virus has spread through urban areas, prisons, and poorer areas/countries that lack healthcare resources and infrastructure comparable to many “first-world” nations. Continue reading Make No Mistake, this Pandemic is Apocalyptic

Getting Through COVID-19, Together | pt. 12

As the time spent social distancing and self-quarantining stretch on and begin to be measure in weeks – even months – rather than days, the temptation to give up on these tactics and return to your “normal” life will grow and grow. I know I’m feeling the itch to leave the house and hang out with friends and and visit family, and my area of the country hasn’t been experiencing this isolation for nearly as long as other areas. Continue reading Getting Through COVID-19, Together | pt. 12

Getting Through COVID-19, Together | pt. 11

There are lots of ways for us to help our friends, neighbors, and communities during the difficult challenges that for many have already begun and will likely persist for the next several weeks, or even months. In our Getting Through COVID-19, Together series, we will look at specific ways to do just that. (If you would like to contribute to this series, please let us … Continue reading Getting Through COVID-19, Together | pt. 11