Card games at my grandparent’s house were packed with family, tons of seafood and drinks, Church’s and a good old game card game of Bid.
Bid was and is one of those games that we took seriously. Like yelling and table flipping serious, especially if you ‘trumped’ (no pun intended) someone or hit a Boston.
The last few weeks have felt like we’ve been dealt a bad hand in Bid. Everyone’s living life and having fun, but because we’re emotionally tied to winning and losing, the game just dictates the night.
Corona has dealt us a bad hand . . . globally. However, I’d like for us to look at everything outside of the ‘game’ - even distanced, we still have the camaraderie, but even more so. Yes, many of us, including me are currently out of work and hanging in the balance of what’s going to happen next. Cities are shut down, businesses have closed, but we’ve proven before that when we stick together . . . work together and assist each other, we can and will make it through this AND come out greater.
I met Lisa Leslie a few weeks ago, in the midst of her own personal tragedies. It was there at the conference that I realized every good and bad thing up until now had collectively led me to the room she was . . . and it was because of my reliance and relationships with others.
Yeah, we’ve got a bad hand, but it’s how you look at everything else around the game.
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