The Daily Grace
The Daily Grace

When You See The Light

Jul 9, 2018 | god & grace | 7 comments

We’re at the height of our powers, he said,

and we laughed,

we friends who’ve known each other for years,

friends who mostly know the truths.

Think about it, he said.

Our kids are grown. Our careers are built.

We have money enough.

(He was being quite earnest.)

We’re healthy, functioning physically.

We have our wits.

We can pretty much do what we want, and enjoy it.

(Height of our powers.)

Then he said this, which came at me like a ton of carefully fired bricks.

It’s not gonna always be like this.

Now is the golden time. 

Amen, I thought.

Let’s be grateful.



  1. Cindy Enfinger

    This revelation absolutely invigorates and terrifies me at the same time.

  2. Wendy

    Nice reminder! Great photos! Thank you!

    • Cathy

      Thanks, Wendy!

  3. Lisa Anne Tindal

    So, rather than decide it’s too late, embrace that’s it’s the right time?

    • Cathy

      Yes and also the opposite, I think–get on with it! Thanks for commenting!

  4. Alice F Wyatt

    So true. Go and do now!

    • Cathy

      You are a great role model for that! XXOO

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