I quoted Gandalf to him: "So do all who live to see such times, but that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”
I watched the light slowly dawn in his eyes.
How are you spending your time, these days?
"So watch your step. Use your head. Make the most of every chance you get. These are desperate times!" (Ephesians 5:11, The Message Bible)