A gate in my neighborhood.
The gates to our “normal” lives have been closed a while and will probably remain shut for a while longer. Maybe a longer while than we think. When I look around at our closed up homes, I wonder what we are doing with all that time behind the gates.
So many people are reporting their great productivity –organizing and sorting, home projects they’ve put off, and I’ve done a little of that, myself. But I don’t feel at all guilty at not being “productive” and you shouldn’t, either!
Days can go by without my doing anything big. Just thinking about life BC (before Corona) and the changes I want to make when we’re no longer behind the gates. That’s worthy work, too.
My parents were children of the depression and that experience forged their lives. For one, my mother had such a stockpile of food and toilet paper that she wouldn’t have had to shop for a year or more. Early on in this quarantine, my sister-in-love and I laughed as we remembered her basement supplies. And how we wished we had them now!
The Greatest Generation were survival-oriented. They weren’t raised knowing anything about the internal work some of us are doing now.
When we finally come out from behind the gates, none of us will be the same. Significant changes are afoot for me, for certain.
If you’d like to share any of your thoughts about changes in your life when we’re sprung free from quarantine, I’d love to hear them.
Stay safe, healthy and anxiety-free.
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