A new opportunity

A new opportunity

Courtesy Miriam Velazco

Miriam Velazco, Special to the Oak Leaf

Times are changing because of the pandemic, in ways we never saw, much less imagined. I never imagined going through this new way of life. And all these impressive changes that people around the world are undergoing because of the coronavirus.  And it makes me wonder about things. Like, are we aware of these new kinds of changes? And I am asking this because two people close to me tested positive for Coronavirus.  They did not follow the recommendations of the experts. They thought that Coronavirus was a piece of fake news fabricated by the government. Unfortunately, they were wrong and they caught the virus. Not all people are aware that this disease is a reality and that we need to take care of ourselves and others. Fortunately, my two friends are safe and healthy now. They said that God gave them a second chance to live. They told me that they had had a very bad time during the quarantine, during which they were without medicine. One of them almost died. And I wanted to share this because I know many people who still don’t believe in this new pandemic that came to change everything. I know it is difficult to adapt to these changes, but we need to stay positive.