I was the kind of kid who drove adults mad with my questions. Why is the b in lamb silent? Why are there no dinosaurs in the Bible? Why is the sun so far away but so dangerous?
Why, why, why.
I always wanted rationality and an answer backed by evidence. I wanted to understand and know and be 100% certain that there was a reasonable, logic reason for things to be the way they are.
But among many other lessons, this year has taught me sometimes you just need to have a little faith. To appreciate the magic bits that are inexplicable yet make so much sense.
This year has shown me that things aren’t always rational and logical and that you can’t always have proof or answers to the questions you ask.
I’ve seen over the past few months how the strong have become vulnerable and the fragile become fierce. Different sides to people – loved ones familiar to you as your own hands – emerged as 2020 took its toll. It was a revelation. It felt like miracles were happening all around us even as the darkest days we’ve experienced in years descended on every aspect of our lives.