The Meaning of "Now"
A story from Reader's Digest in 1996 told of a dad who often complained about the problems he had getting his son to clean his room. The son would always agree to tidy up, but then wouldn't follow through. After high school the young man joined the Marine Corps. When he came home for leave after basic training, his father asked him what he had learned in the service so far. “Dad,” he said. “I learned what 'now' means.” I believe that most of us have had similar experiences in