Petrified but new
August 11, 2021
A regular interaction with my life partner has been encouraging one another to find the best in each day, no matter the circumstances. It usually occurs in the form of a question, “What was something new that you discovered today?” or “What was the best part of the day for you?” It is sometimes hard to come up with an adequate, let alone noble, response depending on the events of the day.
A similar question manifested itself in the guise of a well-into-nineties couple who hosted me overnight as part of a college choir tour decades ago. What was the secret of their long-time ma...