I just looked back at my recent posts and found that I am usually quiet and thoughtful yet positive writer. Today…. not as much. but maybe that’s okay. Today I look at the screen and I am lost. I have been filled with news of spikes in contaminations, death tolls and second waves. I am aware of isolation and the drain of routines disrupted. I … Continue reading Stuck
It’s funny but yesterday when the Premier of New South Wales announced a slight reduction in self- isolation restrictions I actually had mixed feelings. All of a sudden we could actually visit other human beings albeit one family at a time. What do I feel? Do I jump for joy? Weep in relief? This may surprise you but I actually felt a bit saddened. After … Continue reading Adjustments
In this time of self-isolation we must make sacrifices and I am more than aware and willing to do my part. The schools will need to close and you need to Home-School: Certainly, In fact the time with my family will only make us stronger. The Parks will need to close: That’s fine, we can spend the time doing bushwalking and doing more exercise. There … Continue reading Stoicism in Hard Times
I’m trying to think of another time in my life where I’ve … Gone to church in my pajamas Got home in a microsecond Had a chat about the sermon WHILE the sermon was on Been able to go to the bathroom during the service without being embarrassed Totally avoided having to apologise for my singing. So, other then the biscuits is there a reason … Continue reading Online Sundays
A week ago I got introduced to the reality of socialising in a Coronavirus era. Our Bible Study group started using Zoom for our weekly meetings. I’ve done one or two video chats on Google Hangouts and WhatsApp but suddenly being confronted with the realisation that this was now the norm for human interaction was a shock. Look, anyone who knows me will tell you … Continue reading And Yet….