The events of this last weekend in response to the killing of George Floyd have shaken an already shaken country. So much focus remains on the rioting and the violence, that very little attention has been given to the peaceful protests and moments of inspiring unity that also occurred this weekend.
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Carly Olson entered the hospital her first day, not knowing what heart rending and eye-opening experiences she would have working in the ICU before her three weeks of volunteering as a nurse were up. She was in New York, the epicenter of the virus, and her fight was from hour to hour to keep the young and old alive.
"The earth gives me its generous sap, but heaven lights me with the reflection of unknown worlds. You say that the soul is nothing but the result of the bodily powers. Why, then, is my soul the more luminous when my bodily powers begin to fail? Winter is on my head, and eternal spring is in my heart." Read more of what Victor Hugo had to say about the immortality of the soul.
While the tragedy of the Coronavirus pandemic has brought out many examples of good as people pull together, sacrifice to help each other, and show courage in many ways, there have been many troubling developments as well.
People ask every day about how residential real estate will perform amidst the coronavirus and pandemic backdrop. Some folks (buyers and investors) are hoping to score a deep discount on property. Will they be able to do this?