My friend Evan’s tribute to his father resonated with how I feel about my dad. Evan tenderly illustrates the importance of recounting a parent’s influence and meaning in one’s life. I share this in hopes that it will inspire you to do the same, if not at least contemplate gifts and lessons you’ve received from your parents.
By Evan Brown
No recipe, but maybe an acknowledgement of the recipe of life. Sometimes we face moments we know are coming, think we are preparing for and find ourselves so unprepared and wishing for more…more time, more conversations to say all the things we wanted to have the chance to say, more time to just be in the same room enjoying their company.
My father, Lee Brown, passed away, gently in the early morning. He was 82 and had spent a long time with some serious lung issues. I will really miss him, for all that he shepherded out of me. Read more »