Resurrection from COVID 19

Prof Dr Jan Bonhoeffer
6 min readJun 18, 2020

This last weekend, I went to visit my mother, with my three children. They live in an old house in Arlesheim, a beautiful old city with a cathedral. My parents live together in an old house which used to be the bishop’s guesthouse.

As we got close, I drove up in front of the building, and pressed my horn as I usually do, as a greeting. When my mother leaned out of the window, my blood froze. What I saw reminded me of paintings I have seen of Jesus on the cross. I was looking into the eyes of death. She was pale, her hair was all over the place, and she looked 10 years older than her…

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Prof Dr Jan Bonhoeffer

There’s never been a better time to revise our understanding of health and our role as caregivers.