There are always plenty of ball-playing heroes and movie-making heroes. It’s a little harder to find the people who are heroes at getting older, and they’re the ones we need most.   

“[T]he raw courage of that old landscaped face/put my feeble pity to shame.” Christy Brown, “Sunday Visit”

“[T]he time of my departure is at hand. I have fought the good fight. I have finished the race. I have kept the faith.” 2 Timothy 4:7