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
Howard Burns is 64 years old and married with 2 grown up children. He made Aliya at the age of 22 from England. Now - English teacher at 'Reut High School of the Arts' in Haifa and has been a personal coach and language trainer for executives, Government and Municipal officials and medical professionals in Israel and all over the world for more than 20 years. He also runs seminars in cultural diversity and provides training courses to international companies.