Laughter and tears
Residents of the Sahara know first-hand the truth of the Arab proverb, “All sunshine makes a desert.”
Applying that provert to life, you could say that all laughter would make life a farce; some tears are needed to give meaning to the laughter. So you know it has been a good life – actually, it is being a good life – when you can reminisce, look at old photos, and revisit events in your life that bring out not only crazy laughter, but also a few painful tears.
That was evident recently when Bob Lewis spent an afternoon chatting with his grandson, Mike, and Mike’s wife, Regina. [Read more…]