Here’s how this week’s arts and culture piece begins:
Prior to March, 2020, the phrase “prayer app” would have made me wretch.
Forever resistant to technology, I was in turn anti-answering machine (a device from prehistoric times), anti-ipod (remember those?), anti-cell phone, and anti-smart phone. Every so-called advancement seemed to bring us farther away from the face-to-face encounter, serendipity, the tactile, the real.
Needless to say, Facetime, Skype and WhatsApp were never high on my list, either. Then COVID hit, and almost overnight, and along with much of the rest of the world, I became a huge devotee of Zoom.
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