Hope Amidst The Ashes

These are dark days for our country and our democracy. We are in the midst of an historic pandemic that has killed over 100,000 and perhaps permanently damaged many more; we have Depression-level unemployment; the economy is cratering at a rate never seen before; the streets are filled with protestors, revolted by yet another police murder of an unarmed black man; the police respond with even more brutality; looters and, apparently, right wing…