Resolution

I suggested he turn to writing. "Writing really helped me through the rough patches. Still does."

“But I don't think I can do dialogues like I used to.” Before the stroke, Paul used to write movie scripts.

I mentioned my memoir. He countered with, “But scripts have to have a resolution. You can't leave the audience hanging.”

Lara interjected. “But life isn't like that. Anyway, my favorite movies are the ones that are open ended. They make you think.”

I added, “If you really need a resolution, you can make it the fact that there is no full resolution.” Out of the corner of my eye I saw our yoga teacher, Sarah, approaching. “The ending can be when you get up to move on to the next torture Sarah has in mind for you.”

His nod was almost imperceptible. “You're right.”

Catching sight of Sarah, he sighed and struggled to his feet.