My husband and I just recently sold our home. We wanted to move closer to work and church. Instead of buying, we are now renting a furnished place and brought only a few pieces of furniture with us.
My spiritual director has often told me that we spend the first part of our lives trying to accumulate things and the last part of our lives letting go of them.
It's that time for us. Time to let go. Time to simplify.
I will soon be sixty. That fact does not bother me at all. In fact, I'm really looking forward to it. I find the whole idea of it quite intriguing.
And I wonder, how will I feel when I look in the mirror at a sixty-year-old me?
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