The Fragility of Life


Today there has been a tsunami in Sulawesi, Indonesia. Many people taken from their lives here upon our Earth. On Wednesday I was walking in the hills of Shropshire on the most beautiful day that radiated peace in such a profound way that it touched me very deeply. I was speaking with my friend about how we have no idea when we are going to leave this beautiful place, perhaps never to return. We were also commenting how we have no idea what lies ahead for us in life as well as an untimely passing. I commented that ten years ago I could never have imagined living in this location, or walking regularly in these hills or indeed having met this friend who I walk with most weeks, and indeed we do enjoy the most wonderful [...]