Yep, it’s another feature. Times like this demand on-going categories of posts.
This feature, Pandemic Pastimes (there’s lots of alliteration with “P for Pandemic”) will offer different, constructive ways to spend this time in Social Distancing.
So if you are burdened with some fear, I suggest you slowly love and accept whatever worries you, along with all of life’s problems and threats. Strive to truly love yourself; all your body, your mind, talents and inabilities, blunders and attainments, as you daily pray with zeal, “Do not be afraid!” – Fr. Ed Hayeshttps://www.edwardhays.com/haystack-blog/category/fear%20not
Fr. Edward Hayes, who passed away a few years ago, wrote wonderful morning and evening prayers for each day of the week and for each of the four seasons. These prayers, along with many other insightful words for prayer, are published in the highly recommended “Prayers for a Planetary Pilgrim” (which is one of my 10 “desert island” books).
Rather than read the prayers from the book in the morning and evening, I like to mindfully and prayerfully listen to them as I meditate on the words.
I recorded all fourteen of the prayers for springtime and I’m sharing them first in the folder where they reside (on Google Drive) and then by day. If these prayers provide you comfort in this time of crisis, then I think Fr. Ed would be happy. And if you like what you hear, please consider buying one or more of his books!