The Day You Joined A World of Widows

Updated: Apr 16


ABOVE: IRONICALLY, THE YOUNG MAN WHO WROTE ABOUT THE ELDERLY NOW SINGS THAT SAME SONG AS A OLDER MAN HIMSELF: "HELLO IN THERE."


The pandemic turned every culture into a community of widows and widowers.”

When a person loses a spouse, an intense sense of isolation can descend that no amount of comfort or visitation can make right.

During the pandemic, as a society, we barely touched on what many feel every day, and some, for decades. It’s the chasm created by oneness gone awry.

This pandemic paradox of young people feeling what widows sense may actually give singles a vision of unified bliss; of what “technology connectedness” can never achieve.

Could romantics or even pragmatics be driven like moths to a flame and make them desire something that will hurt so bad that somehow it’s worth it?

PORTAL TO HEAVEN: When someone else becomes more important than yourself, a portal to the cross has opened up.

As the time approached for him to be taken up to heaven, Jesus resolutely set out for Jerusalem...Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one's life for one's friends. Luke 9:51 NIV, John 15:13 NIV

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