Finding gratitude amid chaos

I don’t suspect I will get much of an argument when I say that our lives during this past year have been turned upside down. The pandemic has changed the way we live and work, how we think and behave.

Unlike an earthquake or a flood, the coronavirus pandemic was a gradual unfolding disaster. In the beginning the Persian adage, “this too shall pass” was the catch phrase.

Every part of the world has been affected, and every aspect of life has been impacted. In the beginning our every-day routines were brought to a stop, any sense of normalcy was lost. There was a brief moment when things were looking up. The curve appeared to be flattening. Now we are deep into the pandemic’s second wave. So deep that we are not far from resetting the clock back to where we were in April.

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