Posts Tagged With: Covid-19

Today’s find: Pandemic Icon

Here’s certainly among the most unexpected – and uplifting – blessings of our COVID-19 period: I learned a great deal about the writing (or painting) of religious icons.

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Today’s find: Weathered

A most unusual storm derailed a family tradition yesterday, and sent us scurrying for safety.

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Today’s find: COVID-19 Communion

The Psalmist had a message for me – for us – as we gathered in the pews this morning. Which, you’d have to agree, is quite a trick considering that the verses were written 2,500 years or so ago.

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Today’s find: Grand Marshall

We had a lot of company, I discovered, when we hit the pavement the other evening for a post-dinner walk around the neighborhood.

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Today’s find: Clodhopper

Day 47 of “shelter-in-place”: in which “side yard” becomes “garden plot.” And it becomes apparent to the Little One that he has lost his footing.

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Today’s find: Sorrowful mysteries

Beauty intrudes, like a gentle kiss from the Holy Spirit…

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Today’s find: Seeking a quiet place

And so it begins, this most unusual of Triduum celebrations.

What I notice mostly is this: All of my “Holy Week” rhythms are “off” – completely out of whack.

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Today’s find: Provisioning

Covid-19 claimed another piece of normalcy today, and I felt the reverberations in my “lizard brain.”

It’s never good when that happens – when I sense that my “fight or flight” reflex has been activated. Oddly, the trigger in this case was a trip to the grocery store.

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Today’s find: Palms, becalmed

Got my alarm set for Sunday morning, so that I can take advantage of the “drive-thru distribution” of blessed palms up at the parish.

And thus begins the oddest Holy Week I have ever experienced.

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Today’s find: ‘Social Distance’

While taking care to maintain our ‘social distance’…and to wash our hands regularly…a few of the “6:30 Mass regulars” have chosen to keep our post-Mass kaffeeklatsch going — even without Mass — in recent days.

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