It is officially fall and I can't resist being outside. As I
approached an older couple on a walk, this is what I observed. This is what I appreciated.
They walked slowly, no rush, arm in arm, taking there time to look around. Light conversation took place between them as they glanced and smiled at each other. Every few steps, he lightly patted her hand, almost seemed to indicate..."I'm here with you."
They approached a busy intersection and she hesitated. He stepped out, looked both ways, and when it was clear, stretched his hand out inviting hers to join his so that he may lead her. As she took his had, he squeezed it tight and led her across the street safely until they reached the other side where they rejoined their arms.
I turned down another street, remembering the sincerity of this moment.
He still leads and protects her, and she still trusts. They Love.