I believe that there has been an extraordinary expression of solidarity among people, especially as people reach out to assist those who have suffered the most.
We have been very close as a family despite the distance between our homes.
Lessons Learned During the Pandemic, 21: To Live with Calmness and to Engage in Respectful and Active Listening
This health crisis has tested me emotionally and I have discovered that placing my trust in God is a WONDERFUL OPTION … one that is worthwhile.
We have awakened and reinforced feelings of unity, prudence, commitment and love for others. We have also had feelings of sadness caused by the reports of so many infections and deaths.
We have learned two very important lessons from this catastrophe that has effected humankind…
There is no doubt that there is a need to recognize ourselves as fragile and dependent…
The pandemic has greatly changed our lives as a family. We have become separated because of medical reasons.
Each message reminds us of the need to live our day in prayer, offering who we are and what we do for the good of our sisters and brothers.
We can affirm that “everything is grace.” Despite the fact that we have not left our house, we feel that we are in communion with the whole Church.
This situation that we have experienced as a Family — and I, as a doctor on the front-lines treating COVID-19 patients — has forced us to return to our essence.
This pandemic and the consequent period of distancing has been a time of reflection and meditation.
Our learning was that we should not think all is well just by looking at someone.