I Wish I'd Known You


Last updated 7/17/2018 at 10:41am

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Lately I've realized all the people I knew when I was young have long since passed away. As a child, I had no idea these "old" people around me had lived rich, exciting, even dangerous and heroic lives. When I was with them they talked about their health or their gardens or what they had for lunch, and as a child, I didn't know that if I would ask the right question I could unlock a treasure chest of stories that only they could tell. When they died, their stories died with them and were lost forever.

It makes me sad that I had dozens of elderly friends and neighbors and people at church, a...

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