Petrified for the future
September 28, 2023
Time is a constant in our lives, though it can feel malleable depending on our awareness of its presence. Getting older appears to be a time accelerant. Recent months and years bring urgency to where we discern ourselves to be in any one moment, leaving important questions in their wake, particularly how we intend to structure the remainder of our lives. We are not alone in this. My grandparents often pondered what a surprise it was to discover they were crossing into uncharted territory in their later decades. “I never dreamed I would ever be this old,” was a familiar mantra by t...