December is in full swing, and the holidays are almost here. Rather than write about all the things I still have to do to get ready for Christmas, I thought I could distract myself with another 30 Days of Truth writing prompt.
Day 9: Someone you didn’t want to let go, but just drifted.
Is there someone in your life you didn't want to let go, but it sort of happened... by chance?
Several of my best friends have moved to other cities, and although the distance between us great, when we get together a few times a year, it's like it was when we were together every day. Conversations pick up where they left off, laughter is non-stop, and the hugs are plentiful.
True friendship really does last a lifetime, no matter how far away two people are from eachother, even if you only see your favourite people twice a year. Phone calls and emails and cards in the mail make up for the distance in miles.
I think having a close friend in your life who drifts away over time is different than having to suddenly let go of someone you had no intention of wanting to let go of. Having to let go of someone when it isn't a natural thing is hard.
Day 10: Someone you need to let go, or wish you didn’t know.
I have never said "I wish I never knew so-and-so". There has never been a person in my life that has been that awful that I wish I hadn't known them. Everyone in my life, I suppose, has been there for a reason, good or bad.
Is there someone I need to let go of? No. Are there issues within myself I need to let go of, like my fear, or procrastination? Of course.
I guess I should also 'let go' of my spending habits. And start realizing that money does not, after all, grown on the tree in my backyard.