He knew the time was close, and asked me to stay with him. I sat and held his hand, as he talked through the dark night.
He told me stories from a life well lived, filled with much experience. At dawn, as he finally closed his eyes, he whispered, “I see it all now. I understand.”
Looking upon his now still and peaceful face, I knew that he did.
Story: McGuffy Ann Morris
Word Prompt: Wisdom