I think we can all agree that the past few years have fueled our nightmares. So many horrible things have happened in a two-year period. But there were a few moments that deeply resonated with me in a way that ultimately formed into core memories. One of these was during the beginning of the pandemic when everyone had to stay home and not touch each other or their own faces. In these very intense months we read articles or saw on news outlets that the earth was healing from so many years of pollution and destruction. In a way, it was Mother Nature cleaning herself off from humans. A global reset. A global bath. In a way, many people were able to wash their souls and refocus on what truly mattered – things like family, dreams, and self-reflection.
Joseph is the Program Supervisor for the Eastern North Carolina Outpatient Clinics located in Greenville, New Bern, and Wilmington. He is also part of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Leadership Council (DEI) and the Peer Leadership Council (PLC).