We will not be getting together on Wednesday and Friday again this week.  Hopefully soon!    We need to let the COVID activity settle down a bit.  We’ll be getting back together as soon as I feel we can do it safely.  The good news is that the immediate COVID surrounding us is slowing down a bit as people get through it.  To me, that’s awesome news!  We will get through this!

Just a quick update this week on Cal and me with our COVID.  We’re both doing really well and back to exercising daily.  It’s a great feeling that by the grace of God, we beat COVID even with MS and COPD.  Thank you to ALL for your love, thoughts, prayers, well wishes, cards, e-mails, texts, food, ice cream, etc.  You all made both of us feel very loved!  We love you too!

Ok, it’s time to share a little inspiration.  We all remember last February, Rhonda, who lives with MS so gracefully and determined, finished running an entire year of running 365 consecutive days.  We were all so happy for her and encouraged her to keep running.  Instead of saying Run, Forrest, Run!  We’re all saying Run, Rhonda, Run!

Rhonda took us serious and is still running every single day.  I was texting with her this morning and she’s on day 642 today.  She’s still running outside.  Is that amazing or what?  Way to go Rhonda!  I was fortunate enough to take a few steps with her last February on her birthday.  Thanks for showing us what’s possible Rhonda.

Just so all of us living with MS that can’t run know…Rhonda is running for all of us.  Run Rhonda Run!

Last week, we had another amazing Zoom prayer group.  I just love the way we share, pray together and witness prayers being answered weekly.  Thanks goes to God and to everyone that joins us and prays with us for the challenges we’re faced with.  Again…amazing!

Our Zoom prayer group on Wednesday mornings are a great place to get together virtually, catch up a bit and give thanks.  Even though we can’t get together physically, it’s so nice to see all who joins us virtually.  It’s awesome seeing so many of you there laughing, listening, sharing, giving thanks and praying!   Even in this pandemic, we have a lot to give thanks for, don’t we?

We’ll be doing it again tomorrow (Wednesday) @ 11:30am.  We’ll get together either via zoom and share, talk, listen, give thanks, and pray in however God leads us.  It’s a way for all of us to get together virtually to catch up and be there for each other and with each other.  I hope you’ll join us!

Join Zoom Meeting with this link

Meeting ID: 826 8955 7013

Passcode: keepmoving

I hope you’ll join us on Zoom!

My heart goes out to all the people and families of the people that have been affected by COVID-19.  This is really getting serious and close to home.  Whether actually having it, being exposed to it, being affected by businesses being shut down, losing your job, working on the front line, etc.  These are tough times and we really need to take it seriously and do our part of practicing social distancing and all other recommendations.  I hope you and your family are safe.  Let’s keep everyone affected in our prayers and pray we all get through this as safely as we can.

As we all go through this pandemic together, I encourage you to share a smile with someone.  Perhaps you could give someone a call that you haven’t talked with for a while just to see how they’re doing.  This pandemic is tough in many ways.  We all could use a little extra love and encouragement during these times.

Let’s be thankful for all the doctors, nurses and everyone in the health care that are putting themselves at risk every day and every night as they serve those with the Coronavirus.  These are amazing, selfless, courageous people!  Let’s also give thanks to all the people in the world that are working diligently to develop testing equipment and ways to treat this Coronavirus.  Let’s also give thanks for all the people that are working diligently to produce protective gear, respirators, and any other medical equipment to help us get through this pandemic.

We may be inconvenienced in many ways but others have it much worse.  Let’s be thankful we have each other.  I know I’m thankful for you!

Let’s stay calm, focused, healthy, flexible, have faith and learn as much as we can about the challenges of each day and make good choices.

See you soon…better days are ahead!