John skillfully employs the miracle that only he recorded, the raising of Lazarus. He inserts the witnesses of Lazarus into the crowd of the triumphal entry.
While this mutation of the corona virus may be novel this is not the first time humanity has dealt with a plague. Nor is it the first time the church has found itself in the midst of a suffering population.
The apple store didn’t look like an apple store any more. Somehow it had changed.
If the little one could speak he would encourage us to be like the ant who prepares her meat in the summer time. He would exhort us not to be a sluggard in spiritual things. He would remind us that Christ comes at an unknown hour.