If there was ever a concept that the Church needs to understand, especially during this time of crisis, it is that God has promised to never leave us not forsake us. From God’s promise to Jacob in Genesis 28:15, to Hebrew’s 13:5, we have been told many times that He will always be with us.
“These are the times that try men’s souls.” The famous quote by Thomas Paine has definitely never been true than right now. The coronavirus has affected every aspect of our lives and as tired as most of us already are of it, we still have a ways to go.
Gardening and home cooking have a lot in common, creating sustenance and comfort by combining basic ingredients using simple techniques. Fertilizers are like salt and pepper: a little bit goes a long way. And adding stuff to your soil is like crumbling crackers into soup or chili.
“Yet there shall be a space between you and it, about two thousand cubits by measure. Do not come near it, that you may know the way by which you must go, for you have not passed this way before. And Joshua said to the people, ‘Sanctify yourselves for tomorrow the Lord will do wonders among you.’” Joshua 3:4&5 (NKJV)
Of the many downfalls of the coronavirus pandemic, chief among them the lives lost to the disease and the families affected, COVID-19 is also responsible for stealing the lifelong memories high school seniors across the country make.