My master is staying away a long time…
It’s been so long, I begin to forget his face, his voice, his desires.
He left to prepare a place for me in his kingdom, but I sometimes wonder when he intends to return.
Another year has passed, and another watch is being retired tonight. It has oscillated away the cycles that were allotted to it. Somewhere in it’s little digital heart it is breathing a sigh of relief knowing that it has completed its mission. I say to my constant companion over the last year “well done, good and faithful servant”. In all my travels and travails it was an ever present reminder of what time it is.
As it traveled with me, it was used to take the pulse of many Haitians who came to the medical clinic on our last day in Haiti. Continue reading