Real or Fake: Sifting Through the Coronavirus Cycle
It was hard enough sifting through this information overload world we live in before the Coronavirus news extended-cycle. Now, it’s best to pick our spots and choose our length of time dedicated to our online searching.
It doesn’t matter whether it’s real or fake, when it comes to having too many neurons firing at once in processing it all, it’s best to moderate our news consumption. Eliminating stress in our personal lives is part of boosting our immune system and fighting Coronavirus.
Praying is important to help with discerning what to focus on. Prayer always has been essential, but now is a good time to remember:
“Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. – 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18
Below is some news sifted out of Media On Mission’s Twitter feed on the morning of Saturday, April 4, 2020.
NJ nurse fights coronavirus with food donations:
‘Everybody is smiling underneath their masks’
Atlantic Health nurse practitioner Chuck Warwick saw the outpouring of food donations to hospitals overrun by the coronavirus pandemic and wanted to help.
Appearing on “Fox & Friends Weekend” with host Jillian Mele, Warwick said Saturday that he had initially tried to feed the Intensive Care Units of New Jersey hospitals himself and noticed the major amount of donations from others.
“And, I tried to…fill in the gaps. And so, I came up with, you know, individually packaged snacks and coffee. And, I have just been raising money and been delivering them to the three hospitals that I work at,” he explained.
Warwick told Mele that “the big three” snacks are Swedish Fish candy, Cheez-Its, and coffee… FULL STORY
Weeping may last for the night,
But JOY comes in the morning.
— C S Lewis Quotes et al (@CSLCHSnMore) April 4, 2020
Coronavirus: Pastor Goes Viral After Tweeting ‘Jesus is My Healer’ From Intensive Care
A Northern Irish pastor who was struck down with coronavirus has gone viral on twitter after posting faith-filled tweets about his experience in ICU.
FAITHWIRE: Samaritan’s Purse Sets Up Field Hospital to Treat COVID-19 Patients in Hard-Hit New York City
Mark McClurg, the pastor of Newtownards Elim Church, took to Twitter on March 24 to announce he had contracted COVID-19 and calling on people to pray for the healthcare staff.
As I fight Coronavirus in ICU. #Coronavirus #COVID19 pic.twitter.com/B8QwQ1lWPy
— Mark McClurg (@Mark_McClurg) March 24, 2020
Later, the 40-year-old pastor posted a series of video requesting that people heed the government advice and stay home. “This coronavirus is deadly,” he said, drawing short, labored breaths. “Coronavirus wants to kill you, it wants to take all the life out of your lungs.” READ FULL STORY
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