Why You Can’t Go Back to Normal After Pandemic

Why You Can’t Go Back to Normal After Pandemic

An embarrassing thought went through my head on a recent weekend drive. I was sitting in my car on a six-lane road that’s surrounded by stores and apartments and businesses. And I was surrounded by cars. Everywhere, cars. Bumper-to-bumper cars. Then that embarrassing...
Grieving Process Takes Time, Requires Tenacity

Grieving Process Takes Time, Requires Tenacity

Grief is the term we apply to losses of any kind. Basically, grief is triggered when we lose a connection with something or someone we value. My rule of thumb is that if we name something, we have a connection. That is true for cars, pets, houses and other properties...
Easter Exposes the Idol of “Normal”

Easter Exposes the Idol of “Normal”

One seeming constant since the COVID-19 pandemic started has been a desire to “get back to normal.” Last year, former President Trump wanted us to get back to normal by Easter. Governors of various states have rushed to ease lockdown restrictions so that we can get...