We see the stories on the news. New phrases introduced to the lexicon, such as "self isolation" and "social distancing".
We find ourselves cut off from one another.
It's been a century since the world saw the sort of events that we're in right now. But we have the ability to adapt and overcome. We are the first generation of humans that has the ability to instantly communicate, globally, with our friends and family.
Use this time to reconnect with those whom you care about.
Use this time to follow your dream.
"Where do the years go?" Michael Flatley recently posted on his personal Facebook page. "We’re all so busy being busy we miss the magic of just being alive. I hope this challenging time brings out the young heart in all of us."
A great darkness has spread over the land. All of us are under its shadow. But you can't have a shadow without light. And all it takes is one light to keep the darkness from winning.
Be that light.
Reach out to those whom you care about. And use this time to hone your skills at whatever you feel your true calling in life is. When the darkness passes -- and it will -- step out into the world and conquer it.