There have been moments in the past week where I’ve wondered whether there’s anything good left in the world. I know I’m not alone.

Between the escalating Covid numbers (now 35,812 cases and 755 deaths), businesses closing all around us, people starving and the US igniting in flames of anger and hurt, I’ve muttered, more than once: “Come on, universe – enough already.”..

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