Daylight savings time has come around again. I walked home after work today, and the reflected moonlight was at my back. The sky was clear, and the road was cleanly illuminated, the mountains loomed.
I walked on the side of the road, and watched my shadow. I have long legs, so the distance gave way easily. Funny to remember, Chris had shorter legs than I, but always a longer stride.
It was almost as if I could see him there, beside me. We had done that often, walking up our road in the middle of the night, marveling at the clarity of the starlight. Now the picture was incomplete, and the frame off balance. There was only one of me, where God had designed there to be two,
Some people say that loneliness is a good thing, it drives you to God.
“Look, I am with you always, even until the end of this present age.” Matthew’s letter, chapter 28, verse 20.