Updated: Apr 23, 2020
Initially this week I wanted to write about faith because, as scary as things are in our world today, we could all use a little faith. The national COVID-19 pandemic seems to be creating panic and terror all over the world after the National State of Emergency was released by U.S. President, Donald Trump, on Friday, March 13th resulting in school closures and other drastic measures being taken. An updated mandate has been released advising everyone to self-quarantine and to isolate themselves from social gatherings.
While I respect and abide by these decisions, I cannot help but wonder, "How does a virus that didn't exist six months ago suddenly cause so much chaos within our world and where exactly did it come from?" While there are a number of explanations and theories regarding the cause of this virus, there does not seem to be a reliable source of truth. Was this the goal all along perhaps to cause terror and force people to isolate themselves from one another???
I could be wrong, but personally, I feel as though the lives of people around the world are at the fate of a senseless power scheme and medicine alone will not save us. As a leader within a community of healers, creatives, and empowered individuals it is at this time that I do feel called more than ever to place my faith into a power that is not only greater than myself, but any other man or dis-ease on this planet. However, in order to have faith, I must have the awareness that there is something greater than modern medicine and politics to place my faith in.
With that being said, I am aware of:
The body has the ability to heal itself, given the right environment.
Environmental problems such as climate change due to global warming, deforestation, and agricultural pollution affect every single being on this planet.
Within the current state of affairs, increased demands for household items place a greater demand on agricu