Suzy and I were chatting about why people are so undone about the virus. We both agreed to is partially because of the lack of certainty. If we knew it would be over on a certain date, our anxiety would be much less. It makes me think about the bombing of London during World War II. For a while the question “when will it end?” dominated everyone’s thoughts, but after a while it became part of life.
When we are faced with uncertainty we grasp for the certain. I think I wrote about this a while back. The one thing about the virus is that at some point things will get better. That is already happening in China and South Korea. The most certain thing we have in this in the whole wild world is God’s love for each and everyone of us. Don’t let the uncertain freak you out, grasp for the certain — God’s love for you.