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Gina London: The Easter story of renewal offers chance to take stock

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While essential workers toil long hours and endanger their lives to save the lives of others, I'd like to share some thoughts about the aspects of self-isolation.

While essential workers toil long hours and endanger their lives to save the lives of others, I'd like to share some thoughts about the aspects of self-isolation.

While essential workers toil long hours and endanger their lives to save the lives of others, I'd like to share some thoughts about the aspects of self-isolation.

When I was a kid, my family never missed an Easter service. Actually, since I was raised by a very pious mother, we never missed any Sunday really, but Easter was particularly important. I can still hear the hymns and smell the fragrance of white lilies which filled the church sanctuary. I remember the sermons with powerful messages of peace, victory and hope.

Today, on this Easter Sunday during our fourth full week of Covid-19 restrictions, no matter whether you are as devout as my mom or not, this is a day in which we can certainly purposefully pause.

While medical, safety and other essential workers toil long hours and endanger their lives to save the lives of others, I'd like to share some thoughts about the aspects of self-isolation we can at least appreciate - if not quite celebrate.