This is the Moment

“Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilization.”

Mahatma Gandhi

About 30 years ago or so, I was in the pre-op room for another in a long series of foot and leg operations — inconvenient and painful, but never life threatening. I was in there with several other patients, including one elderly man, waiting for our operating rooms. Gently strapped to one side…