In a world of Uncertainty, Mayhem, Fear and Utter Chaos, we should stay informed, but not become consumed and allow this pandemic to make us lose our hope and faith! I’m not making light of this, but half truths and information overload, can leave us depressed and anxious.
Who could have imagined this?
This is just the First Quarter of 2020, and life as we know it has completely been altered! Let’s not allow the opposing team (The Enemy) to get in our heads! Even if this takes us into overtime, we will WIN! While we feel inconvenienced by being ordered to quarantine, think about those who are fighting for their lives! Makes you put things in perspective, right?
- We have family members that can only rely on third party information about their hospitalized loved ones
- We have college students that have to postpone their graduations, or even be forced to participate virtually
- We have weddings being postponed
- We have High School graduates that may never get to experience the novelty of Prom, not to mention, the uncertainty of graduation dates
Remember when we complained about never having enough hours in the day to get anything done? Now we’re complaining about all of the time we have to do nothing! Don’t take this time for granted. UNPLUG from the news and social media for periods of time, and stay centered in your own peace, and know that this is only a temporary interruption of simple things we take for granted. It may not feel like it, but it could be a blessing in disguise for some.
Most times, our busy lives keep us from having to deal with our reality.
- A mischievous child
- A toxic relationship
- Unfinished projects
- Internal battles
Find the joy in the little things
It’s time to put things in perspective and prioritize. What lessons can we take away?
- Have I saved enough money to not have to rely on a bandaid for a gunshot wound? ($1,200 Stimulus Check)
- Am I using my time to increase my faith and relationship with God
- Secure more than one stream of income
- Stop putting off tomorrow, what you can do TODAY
- Tell your loved ones you love them
- Don’t take your health for granted
- Use your time wisely
- Thrive don’t just survive
- Appreciate the gift of LIFE and LOVE, and don’t treat your relationships like a chore
It’s my sincere hope that we come out of this; appreciating every breath, not taking our liberties for granted, loving on our families, and LIVING – not just surviving and existing!
Terry D. 💜xoxo💜