We might be in this crazy pandemic together, but everyone has different circumstances that they are going through. We hear so much fear in the media and we are being bombarded with ideas on how we are supposed to feel. No one can tell someone else how they are supposed to feel.
The video below is an idea I had to gather reactions from real people from around the globe.
Some individuals are being very productive while others are taking the time to get some much needed rest. Catching up on sleep and other activities that focus on health are also a great thing to do right now.
What you accomplish during this pandemic does not define your future, but how you respond, how gracious you are to others, might.
My goal in this episode is to help us all be a little bit more understanding and enjoy the wide beautiful variety of people all around us.
Some of these clips were very moving, others made me laugh. It was so great to see and hear from my friends. I hope you enjoy and find camaraderie from around the world.
From homes around the world:
01:15 New York City, USA – Sly Willis, former co-worker
04:52 New Delhi, India – Abhanav and Anukriti, former co-worker
06:45 Managua, Nicaragua – Tania Rodriguez, a friend with whom we celebrated New Years Nica-style to bring in 2017.
07:50 Medellin, Colombia – John and Susan Pazera, owners of the Latitude Adjustment Blog
10:13 Western Australia – Sandra Richardson, our current neighbor and generous host.
11:45 France – Lucie Moreau, friend and fellow hiker on the Quilotoa loop in Ecuador
13:02 Spain – Dominic and Marie Durose, friends with whom we explored Torotoro, Bolivia
15:19 North Carolina, USA – Nancy M Ouellette, former co-worker
17:31 Sydney, Australia – Shaun, author of Project Palm Tree
19:00 North Carolina, USA – Jason Ora Wunsch, owner of Today in the Quay
19:49 North Carolina, USA – Paul E Drecksler, creator of Travel is Life
23:09 Iquique, Chile – Stephanie, Isabel, and Ian Garcia, missionaries in Chile
26:37 Arizona, USA – Christine Fox and family, fellow outreach volunteer in Guatemala
There is always a door of opportunity to be understanding.