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What’s Still Open

What’s Still Open

Since COVID-19, much of what we have come to enjoy and take for granted has been cancelled. In-class learning, visits with friends and family, group celebrations, faith-based services, some restaurants, bars, lounges, some gyms, theatres, and sporting events. Our lives have changed fundamentally with these ‘new normals,’ and it can be easy for us to focus on what has been taken away. A friend and colleague recently shared this poignant reminder of what hasn’t been cancelled. Not Everything is Cancelled Sunshine isn’t cancelled Summer isn’t cancelled Love isn’t cancelled Relationships aren’t cancelled Reading isn’t cancelled Naps aren’t cancelled Devotion isn’t cancelled Music isn’t cancelled Dancing isn’t cancelled Imagination isn’t cancelled Kindness isn’t cancelled Conversation isn’t cancelled HOPE isn’t cancelled and a remark to add … FRIENDS Aren’t Cancelled Keep Looking Up Fear does not stop death, it stops Life and Worrying does not take away tomorrow’s troubles. It takes away today’s peace. Just Think About It…..how privileged are we that during a global pandemic, we can just stay at home comfortably reading, working, watching TV, listening to music AND with a fridge stocked full of food Do remind yourself to be grateful today Might not be tonight, tomorrow or the next day….. BUT everything is going to be okay To make a difference in someone’s life you don’t have to be Brilliant, Rich, Beautiful or Perfect……. You just have to CARE. Source: Unknown A change of perspective can change everything. As this email suggests, we can fix our attention on what is missing and what is wrong in the world – or we can just as easily fix our...