Here in our part of the world, our government has declared a nationwide community quarantine to curb the increasing number of people affected by COVID-19. We have been locked in our homes for almost a week, and I can feel anxiety creeping up on me.
Much has been said about the dreaded COVID-19 these days, and the onslaught of responses to what has now been called a pandemic by the World Health Organization, are varied: from fearful, to anxious, to apathetic, and cynical.
There is a woman in the Bible who is loved by her husband despite the inability to bear him a child. Mocked by her husband’s other wife, she continued to go through life prayerfully and faithfully.