Corona - When it's All Gone

May 4, 2020

Corona - When it's All Gone

In the midst of the chaos
There was a sudden silence.
The shouts and screams
Were stopped with masks
Ego and attitude began to die in the dust.

No one guessed a simple virus would turn dreaded
And shake humanity.
Thousands of people lay on the ground
Indeed a scene of pity.

People became helpless
Every heart turned restless
They looked up and cried
For some, all the tears dried.

In the Heavenly abode there was a commotion
God was filled with the deepest emotion.
In hell below devil danced with joy
And laughed and gloated that he had suppressed God by.

Devil began to boast and said it was all misery and bitter cry.
But God pointed, it was not just that and stated why.

Though there was the threat of virus slowly the negativity and hate had seemed to minus.
Pistols and bombs disappeared
Love and empathy appeared.

Earth was feeling much lighter
Birds and animals were roaming around merrier.
Air and water began to look clean
The thick dark smoke had begun to look lean.

Empty terraces were now filled with people
Families had come nearer.
There is fun at dinner tables
The takeaways are now replaced with home-cooked food tasty and irresistible.

Though churches and prayer halls are closed
The Bibles in the houses have opened.
The Sunday Catholics have turned to everyday seekers
The candles are lit and praises and worship are louder than ever.

Though streets are empty
People in the house are plenty
Talents have begun to spring out
Painters and dancers we see, those we never knew about.

Yes. The suffering is hurting
But God will not allow it to be the ending
When with folded hands we bow and ask for his forgiveness
He will never withhold back his kindness

After all these end
We will realize we have learnt a lot from this huge bend.
Each of us have begun to realize one could survive without parties and fun
And vacations would not be something we would miss.
Money would be a means to fulfill needs
And not for our greed.

We will learn to lean on each other
Rather than stamp one another.
There will be love and laughter
And definitely a lot of prayer.

My friend, do not lose hope
Because God will never leave us afloat.
Look up to heaven and cry
For he never ignores even the smallest try.

Let the lessons we have learnt remain in our hearts
And let us live for one another till from this earth we depart.


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Comment on this article

  • Christopher, Bangalore

    Sat, Jul 25 2020

    Very nicely written and very relevant to today's time.

  • Lobos, Barebail\Canada

    Mon, May 04 2020

    Very well written Sonal. Apt for the present times. Keep on writing.

  • Dan M, Dubai / Mangalore

    Mon, May 04 2020

    God The Father on times of uncertainty and prayer from the heart for inner strength.

    May 2, 2020

    Once again, I (Maureen) see a Great Flame that I have come to know as the Heart of God the Father. He says: "These are times of uncertainty. Not only because of this virus that is taking its toll, but also because of nefarious plans in the hearts of men. So much could and can happen that man cannot plan for. The release of this virus is only one such plot. Therefore, I tell you solemnly, the best preparation for the unknown is prayer from the heart for inner strength. Such prayer is unity in a strength that man cannot muster up through human efforts."

    "Satan is losing his momentum as more and more the righteous hearts are exposing his actions for what they are. Children, continue to be light in the midst of Satan's cover of darkness. You are My instruments and My weapons when you do so."

    Read 1 Thessalonians 5:4-8+

    But you are not in darkness, brethren, for that day to surprise you like a thief. For you are all sons of light and sons of the day; we are not of the night or of darkness. So then let us not sleep, as others do, but let us keep awake and be sober. For those who sleep sleep at night, and those who get drunk are drunk at night. But, since we belong to the day, let us be sober, and put on the breastplate of faith and love, and for a helmet the hope of salvation.

    * The Messages of Holy and Divine Love at Maranatha Spring and Shrine.

  • John B. Monteiro, Bondel Mangalore

    Mon, May 04 2020

    Very optimistic and insightful in an otherwise gloomy atmosphere.

  • Madtha, Mangalore

    Mon, May 04 2020

    Good one sonal. Appreciate your thought provoking write up.

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