Messages for uncertain times.

21 04, 2020

Managing Time | COVID Episode 4


Boredom seems to be a real enemy during this extended period of social isolation. When we’re in school, the only unstructured time is lunch. We know how long our classes last. We know who we’re going to see in the hall in between classes and everything seems to fit nicely into the pre-packaged day. Not so much now!

Managing Time | COVID Episode 42020-04-21T03:14:18+00:00
21 04, 2020

Kinds of Fear | COVID Episode 3


This is a scary period. Before my time and way before your time, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt told the country, “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” He was talking about the Great Depression which sent millions of people out of work. Was FDR right?

Kinds of Fear | COVID Episode 32020-04-21T03:13:59+00:00
21 04, 2020

Out of Our Routine | COVID Episode 2


One of the toughest things about our current situation is that we are out of our routine of seeing our friends many times every day. That isolation can lead to loneliness or hopelessness. As the Reverend Valerie Austin writes in her poem, “The Cover of Night." “Under the cover of night I write, Alone; wrestling in shadows and through the darkness; tripping over many unseen messes; Confused, disoriented, and tempted to feel hopeless.” But there is a strategy to counteract this loneliness.

Out of Our Routine | COVID Episode 22020-04-21T03:08:28+00:00
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