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Possibilities During Pandemic



I said in my last post that March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb - not this month! This is a March that none of us will forget. This March is ending with uncertainty, fear and at least for me, hope. I had no idea at the beginning of this month that the whole world could change so dramatically in such a short time. I think the day that changed things in my mind was on March 11th, when the WHO declared the Coronavirus a pandemic, President Trump announced the U.S. would be closing their borders to Europe. And then the NBA announced they were suspending their season. Then the next day the NHL announced they would be doing the same. From there it was a domino effect of cancellations, closures and dramatic public addresses from the Prime Minister of Canada and many world leaders, letting all of us know the magnitude of the COVID-19.


For my family, there was a period of shock and then grief at some of the initial changes. My son's City Championship games were canceled ending their great run through the playoffs along with the year end party. For my daughter, it was the heartbreaking news that her team would not be competing in the Provincial Championships that they had worked so hard all year to qualify for. Then there was the cancellation of our Spring Break plans to visit my parents in St. George Utah,