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  • Columnist Writes About Choosing Love Amid a Pandemic

    Posted by alyssa-silva on March 30, 2020 at 11:54 am

    Hi everyone. Happy Monday. (Yes, today is Monday in case this quarantine has made you lose track like me.)

    I just wanted to share my latest column with you all. I recently found myself scrolling through social media and growing frustrated by people’s actions and carelessness during this time. I’ve been trying to practice empathy, but when I saw people flaunting their outings as if there wasn’t a global pandemic and social distancing order in place, I got upset.

    So, instead of finding more reasons to feel all these heavy emotions I’m feeling, I’m choosing a different approach— one that requires encouragement, support, and love.

    How do you respond when you see people taking this matter lightly?

    halsey-blocher replied 4 years, 2 months ago 2 Members · 1 Reply
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  • halsey-blocher

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    March 30, 2020 at 9:48 pm

    Alyssa, this is so beautiful! It’s certainly discouraging to see that people don’t take this seriously, but I’m glad you’ve chosen not to be bitter. Love is such a powerful thing that can truly change the world for the better. (Also, I have no idea what day it is anymore).

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