If nothing else, the COVID-19 pandemic has confirmed the interconnectedness of humankind. Regardless of how independent we may perceive ourselves to be… we all share space on this planet. We all have an obligation to each other as our individual actions impact everyone and everything around us.
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While we can all appreciate our individual liberties, every action we take has a ripple effect. Our interconnectedness is absolute.
Rational, caring, well-functioning people understand their interconnectedness with others and the obligations it creates.
To all of the doctors, nurses and everyone else working on the front line in hospitals and clinics who keep us healthy, and treat those with compromised conditions, we say “Thank You!”
To all of the truckers and other transportation workers who toil every day to bring us the food and other essential goods we need to live our daily lives, we say “Thank You!”
To all of the checkout clerks, the folks who keep store shelves stocked with goods, and the other people who work to keep our food system functioning, we say “Thank You!”
To all of the cooks and people who work in restaurants providing drive-through and take-out meals, and the people who deliver our food, we say “Thank You!”
To all of the people who work in, or volunteer at, food banks and shelters to help the most disadvantaged in our society, we say “Thank You!”.
To all of the other people who work night and day in essential businesses and industries to keep as much of our economy functioning as can be allowed, we say “Thank You!”
To all of the people all over the world who are staying at home and adhering to social distancing and health guidelines, we say “Thank You!”
To all of the politicians and public servants in Canada at the federal, provincial and local levels who are working hard in a cooperative and unified way to create and implement strategies that help protect and care for our citizens, we say “Thank You!”
To all of our readers who are doing their part during this long journey of recovery, we say “Thank You!”
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