Howard Burns

Who knows

Everything’s gone topsy turvy and it’s right that just a short time ago who would have or could have invented, in the wildest creative scenario of a fantasy or science fiction script that what was once in the minds of visionaries would be our reality today. I think that we will reach some sort of plateau soon with regards to statistics and that by the beginning of May we will begin to see a restart of life around the world; but I also believe that for a very large number of people life will not return to what it was. This episode will have changed us all – some more than others – but change there will be. We have been forced into a realisation that life itself is so intricately layered that nothing can be taken for granted any more and that the understanding of what truly matters has become clarified by the fact that we have been given a glimpse of what lays beneath. Physicality was never in question – for good and bad – contact, touch, embrace, feeling.

Perhaps after all this we will value those natural human abilities so much more and that a new enlightenment will pave a new chance for mankind if we have the power, insight and intelligence to recognize this mind blowing opportunity we have been given.

On the other hand, life may just return to the state it was before and after a relatively short period of PTSD we will just pick up the trail where we left off  – who knows …

About the Author
I am 67 live in Haifa with my wife of almost 40 years and our dog Mama. I have 2 grown up children and a granddaughter. I made Aliya at the age of 22 from London, England. Since the onset of the Pandemic I have been teaching exclusively online as a personal coach and language trainer for business executives, government and municipal officials and medical professionals in Israel and all over the world..