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Words of Wisdom

Last Friday, I was at a professional Law and Ethics conference. I sat next to a wonderful friend and colleague I hadn't seen for a long time. I love this woman, who is two decades older and wiser than I am, still does therapy two days a week, and is beautiful and gracious. We were both there early before the presentation began. She asked me what I had been up to this year, so of course I told her all about Federico, and showed her photos on my i-Phone.

At our mid-morning break, she asked to see my phone and look at the photos again. I made a comment about becoming a mom at 60, and said, "Better LATE than NEVER."
She looked at me and said, "God is never late. He does things when it is exactly the right time!"

Thank you, Rena! So much wisdom in those words!


Federico called me from Rome, saying, "It is so weird. Everyone is speaking Italian!"
He is safe and re-entering his world of family, friends and school. We are at peace. Thanks for all the support!


Comments (6)


Rena is a smart woman! I'm glad Federico landed safely and I hope October comes quickly for you.

I'm so happy that this happened for you. And you got to skip a lot of ugly bits too.

Jan Wolfn:

Made me cry. So true about God


Better to have loved and lost than never loved...

Oh Rena does sound lovely and wise...

Wise words! They must have been a great comfort, Palma, as you go through this difficult time. But how fortunate you are, too, to have Federico in your life!

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