Your ego and your calling in life can look surprisingly similar. Both pull you toward the realization of your desires. Both can completely consume your waking (and sometimes sleeping) hours with frenetic thoughts and sparks of brilliance. They can also manifest very similar outcomes--money, fame, and power. And they can both leave you feeling exhausted.
COVID-19 is the 21st century plague, let’s treat it that way
Idon’t know how many lightbulb moments I’ve had over the past several weeks since the pandemic set in. “Reality checks” and realizations have poured over me in waves. But this week’s turning point moment felt different. It all began when I started associating COVID-19 with the Plague. Yes, the Bubonic Plague, the 1347 Black Death that raged across Europe until at least 1350, causing an estimated 25–30 million deaths in its first wave.