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I am sad, because the pandemic got what it wanted...it is keeping people from seeing and relating to one another in a healthy manner. I hurt for those that live alone. 

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Hello @rainbow. It is nice to hear from you again!

I agree that death does not have to be an 'ending' but an invitation into something new. I listened to something a while ago about grieving and how when we lose someone we love, the love doesn't go anywhere. It is always within our hearts. So I resonate with your thinking on this.

And I absolutely understand your feelings about how we are no longer collectively connecting with those we love in a deep way. I have a strong conviction that in order to find a healthy and nourishing route through this pandemic, we need to bring all of this to the discussion - to have a more nuanced conversation about life and how we want to live it. What values do we want to uphold as we navigate through this transition? The ripple effect of this pandemic has consequences in addition to death that I'm personally not seeing discussed with much depth in mainstream channels, so I am glad you have brought it up here. Thank you!

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