As my thirty-seventh celebration is quickly approaching I've seen a trend in my life. It seems that after I turned thirty-five I have been developing a fascination, possible borderline obsession with time and aging.
We've all heard it said countless times before, "time goes by so fast", or, "where has the time gone". As I, and I presume everyone else, gets older - time does seem to escape me. I look back on events with my friends and family and it feels like it wasn't that long ago before realizing it's been a decade or more since that happened. read more »
I had a good friend, Steve Bresnahan, whom I met about 23 years ago, I was 14 then. We were both Atari computer hobbyist and met through online BBS systems. I got to know Steve very well as we hung out often. He was always the nicest person, always eager to help anyone, especially the down-cast people of life whom most people only ignored.
Eventually Steve couldn't deny a feeling of the Holy Spirit pulling on his heart. We didn't talk about it much because I wasn't very receptive to his news - I was still pretty rebellious and into the party lifestyle. Over the next couple of years we saw less and less of each other as our lives had less in common. But I did try to stay in touch. Eventually I didn't know how to find him anymore. read more »