Roles

Our neighbor across the street is dying.  She was told she had two to three months to live, and it’s been two.

Today, as her time is drawing to a close, there was a lot of activity at her house. The difference in genders was striking..

The women popped out of the cars, bouquets in their hands, and sprinted into the house.

The men stepped out of their cars, paused to look at the sky, then walked slowly to the door.

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  1. …that is an interesting observation… as though the women were more in tune with the moment and still brought their vitality with them and the men, uncomfortable with the emotion of the moment, seemed to be somber and fearful of the next and final stage of life that was taking place within the home…

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