Reflecting on the Insignificant Today as I write this, it is September 13, almost two weeks after my oldest son’s wedding anniversary and 179 days before his next birthday when he will be 28 years old. This is precisely 13 days before my second son’s 24th birthday and 81 days after his wedding day. Today is 26 days after my daughter’s 22nd birthday and 114 days since she graduated from Pepperdine. For Tami and me, this September 13 is 136 days after our 30th wedding anniversary. What is the significance of all these dates and numbers? Well - here’s the kicker - absolutely nothing! These are not any “milestone” or “put a marker in the road” sort of dates or memories. And yet, I am still taking time to reflect on what these lives and people mean to me.
This is what happens on my best days. I reflect on those who have blessed me. In the process, I gain insight into myself and the significance of my life. > read more