“Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.”
– Omar Khayyam, Persian poet, mathematician and astronomer
“You know, it’s odd,” said Gord, “this being my last birthday.”
I sat there looking at my friend. I didn’t know what you say.
“And my last Christmas,” he said. “No more presents.”
“Let’s just enjoy this moment,” I suggested.
“That’s all we have,” replied Gord.
“That’s all any of us have.”
Gord looked at me. “You say that,” he said, “and I guess it’s true, but you personally have no idea what the future holds. No idea how much time you have left. It could be minutes or it could be years. You j...
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