This week end’s reflection is a prayer written by Michael Graham,S.J. We do not just commemorate the Resurrection. We live it.

After today’s posting, I am taking a couple weeks off to take care of things at home. I will be back in the beginning of May. – Jack

May we who are merely inconvenienced remember those whose lives are at stake.

May we who have no risk factors remember those most vulnerable.

May we who have the luxury of working from home remember those who must choose between preserving their health or making their rent.

May we who have the flexibility to care for our children when their schools close remember those who have no options.

May we who have to cancel our trips remember those who have no safe place to go.

May we who are losing our margin money in the tumult of the economic market remember those who have no margin at all.

May we who settle in for a quarantine at home remember those who have no home.

As fear grips our country, let us choose love.

During this time when we cannot physically wrap our arms around each other, let us yet find ways to be loving embrace of God to our neighbors.

6 thoughts on “Living Easter in the 2020 Pandemic

  1. Dear Jack,
    Bless you, Jack, Joske, Brian, and all of your family and loyal readers. May God keep you safe and make your lives peaceful and full of joy.
    Peace,
    Frank

  2. Blessed Easter to you Jack and to Joske and Brian. This poem is the best description of the current reality.
    Thank you for all of your insightful thoughts.
    With Love and Hope,
    Sue

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