On that Sunday afternoon, two elderly couples from our church joined us for lunch. My wife and I were in our early twenties, no kids yet, and had only been married a few months, while our guests were in their 70’s and 80’s and had already experienced much of what life has to offer. We wanted to demonstrate love and help build community, so we invited them over.
This was the day we learned a valuable lesson and the dessert saved us all.
This post originally appeared in the March 2019 edition of the Deer Park Gazette and online at news.dpgazette.com/2019/02/wont-you-be-my-neighbor-keep-it-simple/