Stop Buying Toilet Paper!

Seriously, it's not a thing.

I’m no COVID-19 expert, but I lean into the wisdom of others. I’ve found some of these articles, essays, and websites helpful:

1. For Christian Leader’s (you don’t have to be Christian to find this useful), lots of stuff about the virus, and our response: https://journal.praxislabs.org/love-in-the-time-of-coronavirus-26aaeb0396e3

2. A Christian doctor explains what COVID-19 is, and how Christians should respond: https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/what-we-know-coronavirus/

3. Why buying toilet paper is unnecessary? Seriously, stop! https://www.popsci.com/story/health/toilet-paper-coronavirus-hoarding/

4. A great article by David Brooks, on why in pandemics people run away from compassion: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/12/opinion/pandemic-coronavirus-compassion.html

5. When things get dark, look to the Italian’s for hope… sing! https://www.vox.com/culture/2020/3/13/21179293/coronavirus-italy-covid19-music-balconies-sing

6. Kid’s stuck at home? Some online learning for the kiddos: https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html

7. Centers for Disease Control, good updates on COVID-19: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/cases-updates/summary.html

8. Good information on the world scene, and how you can support an influential organization on the ground, World Vision: https://www.worldvision.org/disaster-relief-news-stories/what-is-coronavirus-facts

9. Some wisdom on how much to watch/read/listen to the news from Cal Newport. Keep it to a minimum and spend more time with the ones you love: https://www.calnewport.com/blog/2020/03/13/on-digital-minimalism-and-pandemics/

Hope these links help. And in all honesty, I’m praying with you, and let’s keep the human touch going even if it’s virtual. Reach out, and say hello. 

-Ryan