My small, peaceful hometown has been home to a number of anti-lockdown protests in recent months, including a march of 2000 people on November 7th. I wrote a bit about what’s happening there for the Christian Courier, as well as some thoughts on what it means for people of faith to respond to COVID-19.
‘Recently my very attentive three-and-a-half-year-old overheard me booking our flu shots over the phone. As I hung up, he blurted, “Are we all going to get shots?” His memory of the needle is distant, but his imagination of it is powerful. His lip began to quiver as I bent down to talk to him.
“Yes,” I said, “because it will help us be healthier.”
With tears in his eyes he said, “But why does being healthy have to hurt?”’
You can read more here.