One of my cousins sent me this poem. Kathleen O'Meara's poem, 'And People Stayed Home,' written in 1869. I found it very meaningful especially during this troubled times.
Sisters and brothers in Christ, these days some of us may feel hopeless, confused, and fearful about the COVID-19 pandemic. We hear numbers for the countries affected, for the people who have contracted the virus, and for those who have actually died. We hear advice on how to take care of ourselves and those around us.
As we begin the season of Lent, we are reminded of the choice God gave to the children of Israel through Moses.
Do you know the difference between a thermometer and a thermostat?
Attachment to the wrong things like people, wealth, power and status always cause misery.