In reaction to Pope Francis’ birthday, I was once again reminded of how my views of powerful public figures have changed as I have aged, and I tweeted the following:
When I was young the Pope was very old distant figure. Now only 6 yrs Pope #Francis' junior, I see him as wise but far more human. @Pontifex
5:41 PM - 17 Dec 13
I remember how I felt upon Bill Clinton’s election as President, realizing that for the first time I was older than the President. A different perspective, at least for me.
I also found this ‘cartoon’ on point, meaning that it reflects my own thinking:
The Selfless by Gary Barker @barkercartoons