Which of you would have believed our lives now if someone had told you that come March we would all be shut in, entertainment limited to the internet, social engagements out of the question, planes ceasing their to and fro in the sky above, and hundreds of people dying every day in Italy and Spain?
While our self-isolation is hard to bear, and some people have been a bit crazy with toilet rolls, it is remarkable how, for the most part, people are taking their responsibilities seriously, and even working hard to ensure the well-being of others. And there is so much on line by way of spiritual exercises!
My CLC group met last fortnight by Zoom and it actually worked! And everyone could be present even those restricted to their apartment.
Personally, so far, I have not found that ‘free time’ offered to those unable to work – I am still reading and writing – have you?
What consolations have come your way even while struggling with loss and anxiety?