“Come to me, all you who are toiling and loaded, and I will refresh you.” (Matthew 11:28) Jesus was a protester (Luke 4:16-31, Matthew 4:23-25, Luke 5:15, Mark 2:1-12, Luke 11, John 5:16, Mark 3:1-6, Matthew 5-7, Matthew 11:20-30, Luke 7, Luke 11, Matthew 9:35, Matthew 13:56-58, Matthew 10, John 4; Matthew 9:2-8). The Jesus… Continue reading Leaders of Conscience, Why Have You Forsaken Us?
Democrats: Where are you?!
Too often I ask myself, where are our elected Democrats? We have a pandemic, massive protests, and rioting occurring right now in our nation! Now is the time to be with the people—not speaking to us on TV, not tweeting, not Zooming, not doing robocalls or e-mails. We need you with we the people. We… Continue reading Democrats: Where are you?!
Pay It Forward, and Backward
The hubby and I were talking a little earlier today about how fortunate we are right now in terms of our employment. We both have jobs in which we have been able to work from home. I’m still getting full pay, he is at 80%. During the Indiana hunkering down, we’ve been able to help… Continue reading Pay It Forward, and Backward
Stages of Release…Are We Ready?
Our governor let us know today we will be starting a gradual release from the “hunkering down” here in Indiana. Full release is to be accomplished by July 4th. Stage 1 begins on Monday. Essential travel restrictions will no longer be in effect. Gatherings can increase to 25. Social distancing must still be practiced. Later… Continue reading Stages of Release…Are We Ready?
This Bible Verse is on My Mind
Few know of my religious background or my beliefs. Mainly this is because I’m a fairly private person and I’m respectful of the religious beliefs of others. I would characterize myself as more of a spiritual person over a religious person. The person I speak to the most on religious questions is my mom. Her… Continue reading This Bible Verse is on My Mind
What Does Safe Look Like?
The man in the Oval Office wants the country to reopen. The lead medical expert in the nation, Dr. Fauci, says the virus and data will drive the timeline to do so. The man in the Oval Office doesn’t care too much for what the lead medical expert says because it doesn’t align with his… Continue reading What Does Safe Look Like?
ACEs and Resilience
Today the movie Resilience was streaming free if one had reserved a ticket to do so in advance. Many of my coworkers had spoken highly of the short documentary. It is about Adverse Childhood Experiences and resilience in the face of adversity. The documentary was good, but in a bad way. I say good because… Continue reading ACEs and Resilience
COVID-19 Lost Souls Memorial
I wish we could all show up in Washington, stand in view of the White House, and show all the pictures of the 10,871* loved ones who have fallen due to COVID-19. Although I have not lost a loved one, my heart has been breaking for those who have. I can’t imagine the grief, the… Continue reading COVID-19 Lost Souls Memorial
8,454 Souls Lost* in the United States (3:37AM GMT, 4/5/2020)
As of 3:37AM GMT on April 5, 2020 8,454 souls have been lost in the United States. 288,356 cases of COVID-19 are still active. 8,206 cases are in serious, critical condition. 20% of all people tested are positive. Death rate of those infected is 2.7% (higher than the predicted death rate of 2%). Right now… Continue reading 8,454 Souls Lost* in the United States (3:37AM GMT, 4/5/2020)
My First Day Donning a Mask
Today, I either read or heard a headline that more men than women are dying of COVID-19. This statement stuck in my mind. I was trying to figure out why it isn’t more 50/50. Around 3:30 it hit me. It is because women are, in my experience, more practical than men. If there is a… Continue reading My First Day Donning a Mask