A quote from an old Star Trek movie, but one which all people of a certain age can relate to.
Long time readers of this blog know that I have been very fortunate to be able to specialize in helping elderly and disabled people learn the rudiments of safe, effective self defense.
But I, of course, am not the only one to have given a hand to those in need! You might be interested in this essay on another blog, where the author helps a retired Marine discover that living a long life does not make one helpless.
“Time is the fire in which we burn” is a line from Delmore Schwartz’s poem Calmly We Walk Through This April Day, and yes, it was said by Soren (Malcolm McDowell) to Captain Picard in ST: Generations. Here’s a link to the poem:
Thanks for the heads up, Darrell!