There was a news program on this week about 9/11, about some woman who lived in lower Manhattan and had lost her husband. It seemed like a later in life relationship, based on strong mutual need as well as friendship. It is hard to lose someone when they are such an important part of your life.
There is a group of animators making short films about those who died. This is about another older couple-
But love never dies. I think you can believe this even if you’re an atheist. However small, however short-lived, however seemingly inconsequential or insignificant, it changes the world in some small way and is eternal. Hate lives for a long, long, long time, but eventually it fades away. By love I mean real love, not the phony passive-aggressive manipulation that our rulers wrap around us like a straightjacket.