Life is lived best when it is lived in the moment

On Sunday I attended the visitation service in Columbus of a business colleague who had become a good friend over the years.

On several occasions we had the opportunity to talk about life and family, and I know how deeply he loved both. This friend, who served as our housing consultant for Clermont Senior Services, was only a bit older than me. His life was cut short by illness, denying him the joy of sharing his later years with his wife, children and grandchildren.

It happens far too often. The life of a loved one is cut short, sometimes even in youth or childhood. The time I spent with my friend