Coronavirus and the Need for Connection

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Part of pastoring is looking out for the well-being of communities in all their human needs. Coronavirus has brought many of those needs to the forefront in new ways including the human need to connect with others. National Geographic covers the social impacts our our communal restrictions.

“Just like hunger signals us to eat, and thirst signals us to drink water, loneliness is thought to be a biological drive that motivates us to reconnect.’… But what happens when we can’t?” The effects of the coronavirus means that psychologists find themselves in the midst of unprecedented research.

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