I realized this is what I love most... tuning into the tucked-away things that are actually often the most real things in the room.
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross and David Kessler, in 'On Grief and Grieving', identified five stages of grief: Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression and Acceptance.
A man will be conscious and present to the same degree that you are actively radiating your love and allowing life force itself to roll through your being.
Finding things that companion you can be a great way to practice the theme of Thanksgiving season. Gratitude can be a companion rather than a commandment.