Nevertheless, in Your great compassion You did not make an end of them or forsake them,
For You are a gracious and compassionate God.
“I’m experiencing a sensation altogether new to me — and frankly, I like it.” In fact, I don’t like it, but the sensation is altogether new to me. I have no memory of ever contracting the true influenza virus before; my previous flu experiences all err on the gastrointestinal distress side, rather than the actual flu. Now, however, I continue to have the memorable experience of suffering from an influenza similar to the type that struck in the 1918 pandemic.