His words hung in the air between the two of them. He watched his mother’s face as she carefully considered all that he had said. Just as he was about to open his mouth and try to explain himself further, his mother reached across the space between them and gave him a big hug. She squeezed him so tightly that he could barely breathe. Then she released him and he saw that there were tears in her eyes.
“My baby boy really is all grown up,” she said. “I am so proud of you. You have a wisdom that is beyond your years. In this life, the most important thing is love.”
“Come on, Mom. Don’t start preaching.”
She laughed. “Don’t worry, I’ll save it for my homily. But let me say this much, man does not live by love alone.... Please subscribe to keep reading.
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