Arguing with my boyfriend many years ago was not the norm, but we did have a big disagreement. He kept saying to me experience matters. I was stubborn and wrong, and said, “No, it does not!” He was right.
I just had a wonderful trip to the southeast where my son is attending an amazing university. I decided to visit and ‘pick’ my son up. This was to spend time with him before flying to our home in Seattle.
I am learning life is not all about fast pace as I once thought. The quiet moments speak to me more and more. This past week I attended a memorial for a friend from my nursing days here in Alabama. Her life was one of simplicity, the love of nature, and putting others above herself. She served through her church in her later years after retiring with 40 years as an RN. We could learn a lot from this lifestyle. As I met her great grandsons, I knew right away with their respectful mannerisms–the best part of her was still here on this earth. I bet she would have agreed.