When it comes to the coronavirus pandemic, we’re in this together.
Perhaps the good that comes from this illness is a deeper way of connecting with our fellow humans. I read the following online but don’t know who wrote it. (Please let me know if you know.) It’s apparently going viral in Italy right now. Share and spread the love:
“We come to understand that this is a struggle against our habits and not against a virus. This is an opportunity to turn an emergency into an opportunity of solidarity and unity. Let’s change the way we see and think. I will no longer say “I’m afraid of this contagion” or “I don’t care about this contagion”, but it is I who will sacrifice for you.
I worry about you.
I keep a distance for you.
I wash my hands for you.
I give up that trip for you.
I’m not going to the concert for you.
I’m not going to the mall for you.
For you who are inside an ICU room.
For you who are old and frail, but whose life has value as much as mine.
For you who are struggling with cancer and can’t fight this too.
Please, let’s rise to this challenge!
Come together…nothing else matters.”