We’ve all heard the saying “There are no guarantees in life.” Dying while in labor with my daughter was the last thing I expected to happen that morning. I had the expectation of a safe delivery, but that expectation was not met. I had all these plans for my life afterward, but those plans changed, and in a big way.
This virus has no consideration for the outline you have of your life. It is here, and may not be going anywhere. Consider that for a moment. A virus that we know little about, one there is no vaccine or at this point, no medications to treat, may be a continuous threat for the foreseeable future. Our lives have been fundamentally altered in one foul swoop, leaving many reeling, wondering how they are going to manage themselves now.
Our personal and professional lives, in some cases, have been turned upside down. From the cashier at any store in America to the physician (or physician assistant in my case ;), the financial impact of this pandemic is significant, for some irreversibly damaging to their lively hood.
But, I ask you, is this a “bad” thing?
We are here to expand in awareness of who we are. We are here to connect with ourselves in a fundamental way so we may then better connect with one another. It is through our connections that we grow and become Who We Are. Sometimes things need to be shaken up in a big way for this to happen. No matter the source of this virus, whether you believe the scientists or the conspiracy theorists, its here. My question is, what are you going to do with the time you have on this earth, right now? Are you going to continue on in the same way as before? My guess is the world won’t let you. None of us are going to be able to, and that’s a good thing.
Focusing on what we have gained from this virus being present at this time in our lives, rather than what it has taken, completely turns our experience around. We go from the perception of loss to one of gain. We have gained time either alone, or with family. We have gained time to consider where we are in our lives and where we’ve always wanted to be. What is your hearts desire? What do you want to do that you haven’t done yet because fear has kept you from it?
Now. Now is the time to make the changes that will allow for greater growth and spiritual expansion. Fighting the changes, lamenting about how life will never be the same, keeps you stuck in the old when all your soul wants is to let the new rush in.
Say “YES” to your life and your life will step up to meet you. Every. Single. Time.
Much Love to you !! xox
2 thoughts on “COVID-19–A Lesson In Growth”
bo herup nielsen
I apreciate your infoletter I recieve.
I am in these “corona” times, wondering, where has critical, independent thinking gone. As a consequense of the lac of individual curage and thought, survailence are and will increse to the point, where personal freedom and independense will disapear.
It is as if everyboddy has left home and given the keyes to some stranger, in blind confidense to his ability to govern ones life.
“Wise” guys are shotting down our societies, ruining then, out of fear and ignorance, just as kids would react, encountering the unknown.
Virus is here fore a reason. Allways has and allways will be here. The thought of being able to vacsinate us out of this, is illusionary. The only way out, is flocimunisation. Telling the people, we are worlking on a vacsine wich will save us, is diseaving and lying. The endresult, a science researchere wett dream, will be no illneses, everything will be regulatet and governed by economic intrests and scientists. We, the godgiven inhabitants of this earth, are being reduced to numbers, cases and entities.
Love Bo Herup.
søn. 26. apr. 2020 11.21 skrev Matters Of Life And Death :
> Krista Gorman, PA-C posted: “We’ve all heard the saying “There are no > guarantees in life.” Dying while in labor with my daughter was the last > thing I expected to happen that morning. I had the expectation of a safe > delivery, but that expectation was not met. I had all these plans ” >
Krista Gorman, PA-C
Thank you for your comment xox