85 Years and Counting: Commitment in an Age of Immediacy and Dispensability

85 Years and Counting

Commitment in an Age of Immediacy and Dispensability

Herbert and Zelmyra Fisher

The words “…After 85 years, husband and wife say...” caught my attention, and immediately I was reading of Herbert and Zelmyra Fisher, wed for nearly 8.5 decades.

Many people do not live that long, never mind businesses. That a union of two people could endure nearly 9 decades of connection and commitment is amazing. That it is a marriage and one in America proves nothing short of miraculous.

Each day individuals in our society of Facebook accounts, instant messaging and Tweets of 140 chars (short, for characters or letters) exit relationships of all kinds by penning their signature, or with the click of a button remove and/or block a previous association or connection on a social network, or by simply forwarding an e-mail or text message.

Dispensability and disposability has gone global, electronic, and immediate. …

Read the rest @  my new Squidcast

…where the pain of family meets a change of heart…and compassion…

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~ by Anjuelle Floyd on March 23, 2010.

2 Responses to “85 Years and Counting: Commitment in an Age of Immediacy and Dispensability”

  1. I loved your post.Much thanks again. Really Great.

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