Thursday, March 5, 2009

Sun Down

I lost a good and valued friend this week, one of the "good guys". Jim Voight had so many friends and affected so many people that our small relationship was just a blip on his life. But to me, there are few out there with the same intellect and compassion that Jim had. He had a knack of being able to talk to anyone, at their level, and make each person feel wanted and appreciated. That was his special gift and it will be missed. There is so much shouting today that we often overlook the quiet  persistence of caring that Jim brought. We should perhaps all make an effort to mold a little of that into our own lives. I'm going to try......

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