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He Touched a Leper

And behold, a leper came and worshiped Him, saying, “Lord, if You are willing, You can make me clean.” Then Jesus put out His hand and touched him, saying, “I am willing; be cleansed.” Immediately his leprosy was cleansed. (Matthew 8:2-3)

Amidst the pandemic, quarantine or lockdown is often imposed to contain the spread of Covid-19. During my recent trip to Taiwan, I was confined in a quarantine hotel room alone for 15 days upon arrival. Afterwards, I stopped by a dental office to make an appointment, but I was told to leave right away when they learned that I was still in my 7-day self-health monitoring period after my 14-day quarantine. The feelings of isolation and humiliation were in full at this incident when I was treated fearfully as a possible contagious disease carrier from abroad.

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