I must admit, I was tickled to receive the kind of response that I did from all of you with regards to integrating “Escargot” into my blog regularly.
I guess he made you laugh and relate.
As such is the case, I thought it was no better time than to share another one of my cartoons — one which surely epitomizes how many of us are feeling right about now with regards to Coronavirus and the impact it has had on all our lives. Depending upon whether you see yourself as “Escargot” or his friend on the ground definitely reveals how well you are coping with the pandemic TODAY.
I say today because we all seem to be swaying back-n-forth along the way. Some days, we can feel the fight within us and others? Well, getting up could present an issue.
As I told two of my daughters last week, “There is no right way to feel during this time nor perfect way to get through this. Merely to “get through” is good enough.”
IF you can be a leader, extra pair of hands, or servant to those needing more help than you, I applaud you. But if you can’t (or can’t every minute) and need to “feel a little bit human while leaning on others for a while,” that’s O.K. too. Remember, we are all in this together. We can ease each other’s challenges and challenging moments in shifts.
It is important to digest the impact of this pandemic in chunks as there is no way to swallow it whole without feeling overwhelmed.
Do your best to keep your spirits up. Seek out opportunities to laugh. People, just like you, are creating phenomenal content to view currently for this reason alone (including Miley Cyrus with her new Instagram show, “Bright Minded”, which those two daughters I previously mentioned are loving). Remember, “This too shall pass.”
History has proven that human beings don’t take threats lying down. We always get back up. We will this time too.
In the interim, stay safe and indoors, while enjoying a little Escargot on the side. We will beat this thing yet!