Have We Forgotten Respect?

I want to take the time to offer a suggestion. In the current political, ecological, and health climate let’s not forget respect. I’ve noticed a lot of people talking; many people have opinions about what they believe is right and how they think situations should be handled. What I’m not seeing is a lot of listening, respecting different opinions, and an attempt to try and see where differing opinions are coming from. I’ll share with you a bit more by using the example of the current health crisis, COVID-19, and the idea of wearing masks.

You Decide…

The reason I am sharing this with you now is because it is directly related to our current pandemic situation. So many people have been living in a state of fear and confusion, which is extremely heartbreaking to see. Whether it’s fear from getting sick or fear and confusion as to how the bills are going to be paid; both are very real fears. We do need to come together as a way of understanding both types of fear and frustration with our current situation. How do we do that, though, when both fears need drastically different things to be dispelled? The truth is, you need to make that decision for yourself.