Some of you say, “Joy is greater thar sorrow,” and others say, “Nay, sorrow is the greater.” But I say unto you, they are inseparable. Together they come, and when one sits, alone with you at your board, remember that the other is asleep upon your bed. –Kahlil Gibran
(Happy Father’s Day to all of our dads, and all that they mean to us! Tune in here to listen to my essay on the last weeks of my father’s life, which was aired yesterday on WKAR, Michigan State University Public Radio).