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THE GOOD SIDES OF CORONAVIRUS ……. NEW LESSONS IN GOVERNANCE & PRUDENCE

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About 20 years ago, more than 40 million people had HIV and AIDS with 15 000 more were infected every day.  Records of health institutions showed that 8, 000 people died daily. It was so bad that 14 million boys and girls were recorded as losing one or both parents to AIDS. Seventy percent of the world’s  AIDS cases were in Africa. It was a global issue. The fastest growing rates were recorded in the former Soviet Union, followed by the Caribbean, China and India.  But retroviral drugs were made to combat the dreaded ailment. The disease known as the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome – AIDS used to be the most dreaded disease of this century. Not anymore because that prime position has been yielded to Coronavirus that has ravaged the world so intensely that it appears humanity is waiting anxiously to board another ‘’Noah’s Ark,’’ a ship in which Biblical Noah, his family, and the animals were saved from the Flood, according to the Biblical account (Genesis 6–8) And so, we have continued to raise our voices in supplications to God, in high pitched tones for Him to forgive us. A THE WAYS OF THE LORD: The standard practice of God as recorded in the Holy Bible is that: ‘’Surely the Lord GOD does nothing, Unless He reveals His secret to His servants the prophets’’ But the Lord might have informed only a few of His prophets because if He spoke very loudly, intercessions are capable of drawing the Hands of the Creator from retrogression. God is not the author of confusion but has the power to permit its occurrence. From the United States to Beijing, New Zealand to Rome, Geneva to Johannesburg, Lagos to Austria, Bonn to Russia, and other major capitals of the world, the story is the same – a world under threats of extinction. No thanks to Coronavirus – code-named COVID-19 by the World Health Organization. Its outbreak has been very devastating to the global community and has turned the counsel of the wise into foolishness with such velocity that many people are turning to the Creator for mercy in combating a virus you cannot see with the ordinary eyes; with no known cure or solution. It has not spared the rich; not even heads of government.  The poor have been touched. Indeed, it is a leveller. Coronavirus is more than a health crisis, and…

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