Being a large congregation with over 1200 people in our community circles, it can be difficult to get a pulse on how every individual person is doing, all the time. But just because it’s difficult doesn’t mean it’s not worth doing, especially in times like today.
How are you holding up? Wherever you are, and however you are doing, as Sean shared on Sunday, you are loved, and it is enough.
Wherever you are, and however you’re doing, you are not alone. We are all in this together.
Things are shifting quickly all around. Schools moving online. Restrictions on gatherings for more than 10. Restaurants and movie theatres closing. News of lay offs. So many of us trying to figure out how to work from home, and parent, and “not worry.” Not to mention, the rising numbers of infections.
When Governor Polis declared a state of emergency earlier this week, there were a lot of us still trying to decide – is this an emergency?
If you’re like me, you’ve been getting a lot of emails in the past few days from various groups and leaders sharing their response to the novel coronavirus.
Between Super Tuesday and the arrival of the novel corona virus/COVID-19, it’s been a week of intense social anxiety. A week where you can feel the strain of our society…fear, distrust, misinformation, a health care system overburdened and in many cases, cost prohibitive – if you’ve been a little extra tired or angry or stressed – that would make sense.
I watched a group of parents with young kids cut the line on our way into the Paw Patrol Live show in Denver this morning. The line was long, and it was confusing to figure out where the end was. At one point the end of the line curved back and merged with another part of the line creating a circle. It was confusing.
The printer was making its 87th copy when someone said out loud what I’m guessing we’d all been thinking: “How ironic to be handing out the first edition of our paper newsletter on the Sunday where we’re talking about the climate crisis!”
I recently took one of those “which presidential candidate do you most align with” quizzes. It was a really extensive version, but even still I was surprised that one of the questions was “should college classes have ‘trigger warnings’ for their students?”