Karen Joy Fowler, Sarah Canary
We all use the word someday a lot, such as when bumping into an old friend on the street or in the supermarket. "I'll call you someday and we'll get together," someone will say. Sometimes that happens. Usually it doesn't.
Snow White sings, "Someday my prince will come."
Judy Collins sings, "Someday soon, going with him, someday soon."
Dr. Martin Luther King said, "I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live up to its creed."
Christians say Jesus will return someday.
Words like someday and one day challenge us to make a choice. Are we hearing a joke or a promise? Is it an ideal, a dream or a statement of faith? Or is it just a pretty lie?