If I only knew….

In general, I try to live my life without regrets.  I try to invest in relationships and not take things for granted.  But this year… 

 You know what I mean.  I don’t have to tell you.  Even though I may never meet you, I can imagine that at some time in the last 8 months, you have looked out a window and also said to yourself, “If I only knew.” 

Thanksgiving, Together Once More 

by Pam Ford Davis  .
 “Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good;  For His faithfulness is everlasting .”  On Thanksgiving mornings, he opened the door to the formal entry room to our house (used only for storage). Taking a turkey from the frigid room, he carried it to Mom in the kitchen. 

Don’t be a jerk

“It’s going to get ugly, my friends, really ugly.” 

I think we are going to reach the climax of that ugliness; this whole week is going to be really nasty regardless of who wins.  

Back to Normal? Depression and Anxiety after Quarantine  

Everything feels uneasy; it is weird trying to get back to normal—it is actually giving me anxiety. Even more anxiety than when everything was closing.  Part of my anxiety is not knowing how to act, is it appropriate to go a restaurant? Should I have small gathering with my friends? Do I wear a mask if I am invited into someone’s house?   Are we ready? What if there is a second wave?