Create Your Foundation: What To Do When The Coronavirus Is Over

To repeat my opening line from last week, this is disrupting the world, now on levels no one could have imagined.

Since then, it’s manifold faults and foibles notwithstanding, the US government, state governments, and local citizens are taking the bold measures necessary to mitigate and ultimately eliminate the spread of this virus. Not perfect, but good.

There are a few supremely important points to know, internalize and share with others concerning this unprecedented time.


Friends, there is light at the end of this tunnel. Do not let the doom-gloom news bring your spirits down. This will pass! Yes, there will be pain along the way, but we will be stronger, closer, and ultimately more joyful for the struggle.

Like the old saying goes, “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” 


Look in on your neighbors, especially the elderly and infirm, and offer to run their errands so they don’t have to risk exposure. Is there someone you can bring groceries to? Someone you can reassure? Can you give blood (there is a huge shortage right now, which a friend just texted me literally as I’m writing this).

Never has there been a better time and reason to come together as a community.


Whatever your faith there is a great truth in the Bible (Matt 7-24-27) which basically says if you build your house on solid rock, a strong foundation, when the rains and wind come it will not fall.

How can you metaphorically “build your house on solid rock?”

Take some time to answer the following questions… 

Point #4 MAKE A PLAN

Now, while your weaknesses and needs are fresh and present, make a plan for what you need to do to shore up and solidify your life’s foundation going forward.

Your plan might include…

After doing whatever is necessary to weather this storm and help others do the same, now is the time to rebuild your life’s foundation, physically, financially, emotionally, and spiritually.

Live truly, truly live,


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