I recently attended the funeral of a close family member. A miserable service but in the midst of all those closest to us, a reassuring and comforting one. We are not alone in our grief and there are many who support us, even if from a great distance in space and time.
Old friend were there. Very old friends from childhood, old neighbours long since moved away, old cousins and great-uncles who I had heard news of but not seen in decades. A scattering of newer friends, introduced to the old.
With only a couple of exceptions, everyone there was Read More