Get Aleteia delivered to your inbox. Subscribe here
Subscribe to Aleteia's free newsletter: Goodness. Beauty. Truth. No yelling.
Sign me up!

Not Prepared to Donate?

Here are 5 ways you can still help Aleteia:

  1. Pray for our team and the success of our mission
  2. Talk about Aleteia in your parish
  3. Share Aleteia content with friends and family
  4. Turn off your ad blockers when you visit
  5. Subscribe to our free newsletter and read us daily
Thank you!
Team Aleteia

Subscribe

Aleteia

11 Hidden joys of quarantine

KIDS
Shurkin_son - Shutterstock
Share

And it’s not all about lounging around in your pajamas!

Click here to launch the slideshow

It’s now three weeks since the French government ordered everyone to stay home in a bid to contain COVID-19, so for three weeks I’ve been in my apartment with my four children, ages 12-21. It’s been an experience that has brought so much stress (I’ve suddenly become a middle school teacher specializing in subjects I never understood myself!) as well as incredible joy that has taken me by surprise.

Although the worry of the virus and its potential impact on loved ones is a huge concern for all of us, if we step away from the stress we’ll see that life under lockdown can be a blessing in disguise and an opportunity for important life lessons. Click on the slideshow to be reminded of some of the bright sides to this trial we’re all experiencing…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Newsletter
Get Aleteia delivered to your inbox. Subscribe here.
Aleteia offers you this space to comment on articles. This space should always reflect Aleteia values.
[See Comment Policy]