An anticipation of bliss

Oct 4th, 2016 | By | Category: Spirituality

“Could you sit for an hour looking out at the water?” The lady well into the tenth decade of her life looked at me earnestly. An honest answer would be required to the quite unanticipated question. It would probably not be the answer that the lady might have expected.

“I could,” I said, “I could sit on a bench and look out over the sea for an hour and not worry about the time.” The lady gave me a quizzical look, almost as though I had said something outrageous. Having lived almost …