#6 ..... Thoughts on family in less than 100 words

Fr Leuta Lengoabala has the following to say "At this time we may feel restrained, separated and lonely when we can't go out physically but emotionally and spiritually we shall remain connected and this"connection"is made possible and preserved by families. Families, therefore, make up the unbreakable chain of connection which provides support both in good and bad times. Imagine if you were left without a family during this time.  It is in times like this that we value our families most but let us not do it now only but always. "Investing" in family is never a waste, whether is time, money or presence or any other resources."

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