Various statistical reports show Americans, and others living in the United States, suffering from an unprecedented degree of mental stress and distress.

These certainly are unprecedented times.

My mother, then barely a teenager, lived through the 1918 flu epidemic, also called the Spanish flu. She survived the flu herself.

Ever the eternal optimist till the moment she left us many years later, she always said “God will take care of us.” And S/He did.

Mom knew how to go with the flow of life.Read more