One of the casualties of our post-modern age is the handwritten letter. Can you remember the last time you received one? We hardly even send cards any more. I think we got 2 or 3 Christmas cards this year. No, the computer has pretty much killed the hand-written missive.
I had an aunt that regularly wrote me. Her letters and cards were never anything spectacular; they were just homey, heartfelt notes that bridged the gaps between space and age. They made me feel special.
My prayers this morning contained a snippet of a letter. St. Paul was writing to Timothy, and we have two of those letters. In the second of those letters, Paul says, "If we are unfaithful, he remains faithful, for he cannot deny himself." (2 Tim 2:13) Paul was in chains, imprisoned, when he wrote these letters, but he clearly wanted Timothy to be well-formed in the faith. He wanted to reach out across space and age to teach and pray.
If you're reading this, it is likely you are "sheltered in place" due to the coronavirus. That means you probably have some time on your hands. Maybe you can use some of that time to write a letter (or a note or a card) to someone today. Reach out and write a letter to someone you love.