Month: April 2020

Choosing to Wear the Right Protection

It’s known as PPE: personal protection equipment. And from everything I’ve read, for our health-care workers combating COVID-19, there is a shortage of it. If you’re not familiar with what PPE looks like, Google it. The full outfit, when put on, is quite intimidating,…

Choosing to Be Brave

I woke this morning and didn’t feel like getting up. Yes, my body was sore from some recent ambitious exercise. But that wasn’t the reason I wanted to stay in bed. I realize now that I was wrestling with fear. I was feeling apprehension…

Choosing to Take the Long Way

There’s something gratifying about finding a way to make a long journey shorter. I look to my GPS for help these days. But even when I was a kid, a shortcut was always appreciated. When I was 12, my friends showed me a quicker…

Choosing to Put My Hope in Something Worthy

The governor of Minnesota recently announced that the number of COVID-19 cases will most likely peak in our state at the end of June. Some are forecasting that it could take 18 months to get through this. And then when I add in the…