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How to respond to a crisis

During lockdown I was told that there are usually three stages to a crisis. I see these responses in the lives of the families I know, including my own.

Helping children find faith Ed Drew
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1. Emergency response. The first weeks of lockdown. Hard work. Getting by. Running on adrenaline. Late nights. Early mornings. The crisis feels very real. Is our family safe? Is there food on the table? Eventually, we realise that lockdown isn’t ending anytime soon.