Over the past two years, all over the world, countries after countries have shut down their societies in last-ditch efforts to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.
All across the globe, people have suffered enormously, and have endured a huge amount of pain and hurt. Many passed away. We all have suffered, one way or another. All in all, this has been nothing short of a human trgedy.
But the pertinent question now is: What have we learned since the tragedy of COVID-19 and the imposition of lockdowns?
To Answer this question I thought is best possible if we note, once again, a selection of related postings from our GCGI Archive, which are noted below.
‘A bouquet of flowers at The National Covid Memorial Wall in London, on the second National Day of Reflection.’- Photo: Via The BBC
Love, Compassion, Empathy, Cooperation, Trust and Mother Nature Triumph on Second Anniversary of the Covid Lockdown
Coronavirus has given us one, and I sincerely hope, a lasting precious gift: a renewed closeness to what is called, the web of life
We are the Ones
We Have Been Waiting For
'Be Beautiful, Be Yourself'
What is the essence of a good life?
Life is too short not to live it simpler
The healing power of ‘Dawn’ at this time of coronavirus crisis
Trusting each other is the heart and soul of pandemic management and survival
A most moving letter from Italy to the world: ‘When all of this is over, the world won’t be the same.’
The Number One Message of Lockdown
Weaving the Tapestry of Love on Valentine’s Day in the Time of COVID
The Road to Bliss: My Joyous Journey in the Company of Poets
Christmas in the time of COVID: Let Love and Kindness be Your Everlasting Gifts
Coronavirus and Easter: Message Remains the Same
Rethinking What Really Matters in the Era of Pandemic
The Pandemic and the forgotten Love Story
Finding sanctuary in poetry during lockdown
COVID-19, isolation, reflection, fear, hope, beauty and wisdom: “Feathers of Fire”
Sermon of Hope This Sunday: ‘This pandemic sends me back in time, and I learn a fine lesson from my father.’
My Poem of the month (February): Let Hope and Healing Begin to Brighten the Covid Darkness
My Poem of the month (March): Look with joy on what is past and Look with hope on what is yet to come
Healing the world as if the web of life mattered: In Praise of Ancient Wisdom
Nature and Me’: Realigning and Reconnecting with Mother Nature’s Wisdom- A Five Part Guide
Saving the Web of Life: The Time is now to Tune into Peace, Love and Wisdom with a Spiritual Revolution
Ten Love Letters to the Earth: “Walk as if you are kissing the earth with your feet”
‘Hope is a thing with feathers’
I am doing Nothing, how about you?
Meister Eckhart: A Mystic Warrior for Our Times and the Healing Powers of the Four Es
Detaching Nature from Economics is ‘Burning the Library of Life’
Poetry is the Education that Nourishes the Heart and Nurtures the Soul
Land As Our Teacher: Rhythms of Nature Ushering in a Better World
The Curse of Neoliberalism and Covid: The Tsunami of Self-harm and Suicide in children and young people
It’s Now or Never: Do You Want to Know what Normal was before Wishing it Back?
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Larkspurs, signifying happiness and love.-Photo: Petal Republic