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ponderings along the path
As we move through the seasons of our life it seems that we must leave so much behind.
We see friends fade into the distance and can feel a profound sense of loss.
And when we lose someone along the way, we often blame ourselves. Sometimes
it's simply geography, family or career.
But for whatever reason, they do fall away from us. (Please click Read More below)
They disappear unexpectedly like pennies through the hole in your pocket.
They are there and then suddenly, they are gone.
I don't think we should feel guilt or sadness about this. We have not been careless.
This leaving and losing is an essential part of the natural cycle of life.
We are constantly growing and must eventually expand beyond the limits of last year's skin.
Remember that in this life, nothing is ever truly lost. and certainly not forgotten.
We will wear the touch of each experience and every person like an invisible tattoo on our hearts.