“We don’t know how it would have been, if we’d been together. It may not have been this beautiful. There’s a difference between spending moments and spending a lifetime together”, he said.

She closed her eyes at the other end of the line. She shook her head but said, “That’s true. You are right, we don’t know.”, glad that he couldn’t see her.

She didn’t say what her stupid heart said, “you are right, there is a difference between some moments and a lifetime. Our lifetime together may not have been as beautiful as the moments. It would have been immensely more beautiful. If you’d just believed.”