English professor's message to her students exemplifies the grace we need in these times

Published Oct 14 2021 at 7:42 PM GMT
  • After a year and a half of a global pandemic and domestic upheaval, most of us are feeling some variation of tired, fried, exhausted and generally done with everything.
  • We've been swimming through choppy and uncharted waters, and even strong swimmers need a life jacket under such conditions.
  • We can all use an extra measure of grace and understanding as we navigate these waters, which is why this email from a professor to her English 101 class is so dang heartwarming.
  • This message went out to students the day after their first essay was due, with the subject line, "You need a break today.
  • Here's what it said:"All,The pandemic is kicking everyone's ass.



  • Published Oct 14, 2021 7:42 PM GMT