Share some grace
August 25, 2017
Today, after lunch, my wife said (semi-teasingly), “I know that if I tried, I could find a man who would really appreciate me!” Well, right off the bat you know I’m in the dog house, but so far it’s only hypothetical – “If I tried” is better than “meet my new friend, Nigel.”
But I am a slow thinker and didn’t take time to weigh all of my options. It seemed like a straight-forward statement of fact. “If she tried, she could find a man to appreciate her.” So I agreed. “Yes, Dear – I know that’s true.” In my impaired state (I am a man) I thought the only other...