KAS Sisters, here we are, living a global nightmare, with almost every country in the world affected. We are all worried, many of us fall into the vulnerable senior group, and it seems the ‘new normal’ is to stay away from people, go out as little as possible, just hunker down and hope we and our loved ones don’t succumb to the virus.

Fortunately, our Forum is one of the safest places we can be.  We can reach out to our friends, chat, share our feelings about this pandemic and how it is temporarily changing our lives.  We can share ideas on how we are protecting ourselves as much as possible, how we are managing to keep from going nuts if quarantined, and maybe, just maybe, we can even find something to giggle about in the midst of this tragic event.  In other words, anything goes.

I hope we can fight this pandemic, armed only with knitting needles, crochet hooks, balls of yarn, our sense of compassion, and even our sense of humour.  I hope we can share our feelings in this safe place where no viruses can go (unless your computer has one).  It’s OK to express frustration or fears, and it’s OK to rejoice if you feel like it.  None of us have ever faced anything like this before – let’s get through it together, ’cause that’s what Kas Sisters do.

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Thank you for letting us know.  All of you will be in our thoughts and prayers  I know you and Susanne must have been so worried, and hopefully your Mom is on the road to recovery  and will be well taken care of in the the coming days.

Thank goodness your Mum "only" has pneumonia, not something we would any of us normally say!

Sandra, a very scary time for you and Sue. Sending best wishes for Col and hoping she will soon be well again. xo

Thinking of all my KAS sisters who would normally be meeting with fellow believers but who are confined (here in the UK all places of worship are closed).  My fellowship, Walton Evangelical Chesterfield, is “ live streaming”. All we can do,as Ronda has asked us, is pray for mercy and grace for the day.

 

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