By Fr Samuel Wachira
(Jesus rebuked the waves and calmed the storm. The he turned to his disciples and said, “Where is your faith?” Lk: 8:22-25)
When I reflected on the effects of Covid-19, I could not help noticing the similarities between this particular event and the reality that we are living in. The disciples of Jesus are in a middle of a storm, Jesus is asleep and they wake him up because they fear they might sink. Jesus calms the storm then challenges them to interrogate their faith.
For about five months, the country has been ravaged by a pandemic that has altered every pattern of our lives making us develop new norms and a new normal. We are in the middle of a global crisis, a global storm. The waves and tides of this storm…<<readmore>>