"...nothing in life is easy - and certainly nothing worthwhile. But some things are so beautiful and all but necessary you have to learn to accept the dreadful uneasiness they may inevitably bring one day."
In his essay So, What was I thinking? Dan Riehl at Riehl World View steps out of character to write about the death of a loved one. To give another a place in our heart is to touch God, I think. Dan's words reminded me that the wellspring of love is a deathless place.
Dan asks why she did it "I'll never know." Maybe that's why; he couldn't think about it and she knew that. She knew it was time.