Amy Van Oudenaren

Fighting for real connection during the coronavirus

Technology | Will virtual “togetherness” replace real togetherness?
by Amy Van Oudenaren
Posted 4/24/20, 05:46 pm

Despite the world changing drastically as the coronavirus has spread, my response has been mild. As a stay-at-home mom, I was accustomed to a lot of social isolation. I didn’t get annoyed when I wasn’t able to buy toilet paper, or when I had to alter my breakfast routine because the store was out of eggs, or when my nephew’s T-ball league was canceled. I took it all in stride until the first Sunday that I watched church online. 

That was when the reality of what was happening struck me. 

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