“Your life is about to fall apart, you’re going to get divorced, and things will never be the same,” is what my wife’s cousin could have said.
But she didn’t. She told me in vague and confusing ways that we’d lost my father-in-law without warning and that I needed to tell his daughter.
She had to be mistaken. We had just had dinner with him the night before and he was the same great guy I’d known for a decade. He was fine!
It doesn’t always make sense when people die. I don’t think it makes sense for people even when they see it coming.
But sometimes we don’t see it coming.
We just wake up and have the same kind of day we always do. And then someone surprises us with a phone call.
And now, even though the earth will need to spin a billion more…
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