Wednesday, August 17, 2011

10 Years Ago

Last month, I got to reconnect with friends whom I met about 10 years ago. I think the were one of my first post-college friendships. But for the past 6 years, they've been overseas, and during that time, I've only been able to spend one evening with them. And yesterday was another afternoon to get caught up again.

As we talked about how life has changed, I couldn't help by think back to the person I was when we first met.

Ten years ago, I had finished my college degree and was beginning my career. I thought I had my life mostly under control! A single girl, making her way into the big world, with her diploma, car, and friends -- everything I thought I'd need.

And today, I still have my diploma, though my career's taken a bit of a detour! My car . . . she's seen much better days. As for friendships, some from 10 years ago have deepened into family, and I've made more friends than I even thought possible! And I now have a family . . . and I know my life is not quite close to being fully under control, but life is good!

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  1. It really is amazing the difference 10 years can make...there are times that I wonder what my life would be had I chosen a different path but then I think of how blessed I am and would never change it!

    So glad you got to reconnect with an old friend! That time together must have been simply priceless, especially after them being gone for so long.

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