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Detroit City Limits | What's Going on in Detroit

31Mar

DETROIT - A CITY OF SILENCE

The Coronavirus has brought the world to a screeching halt. Life as we once knew it will never be the same. At the beginning of this year there were horrific wild-fires that occurred worldwide destroying the natural environment and human-kind. The devastating fall-out from this will be felt for centuries. Many species of animals are now extinct; some unknown tribes in the Amazon will have to find a new way to survive. We blamed this diabolical disaster on Global Warming. Could man’s constant quest for knowledge and experimentation somehow upset the Natural order of evolution ?

Now we are in a life and death struggle against time to find a solution to this silent deadly enemy. In the Downtown “D” the sound of church bells ring out in the cold empty air to a city locked in silence. Having to stay away from people and places for fear of contamination is one thing. Being cut-off from close family and friends is like an amputation. The “feelings” are still there but the “limb” is gone.

Our once vibrant city has come to a stand-still. Every day conveniences we took for granted have almost shut down. Our work-a-day world has radically changed and evolved to a different life style. We need to pay special attention to our great senior population who are especially susceptible in this dire crisis. I love this city. Despite everything going on Detroit has always had a strong resiliency. Here, and cross the whole world, there remains that kernel ( however small) of HOPE. People everywhere are banding together, finding ways to communicate hope and courage; TV, internet, phones, and most important of all FAITH. No matter the denomination, payer is the key to finding the answer to this pandemic that has all of us under siege. It will take time, but we will turn the corner. I will close with this encouraging thought; “ The sun will come out tomorrow – it’s only a day away”

Be safe, my friends. Michelle

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