I’ve gone through a lot in the past few years. There are a few people who’ve greatly impacted me for the better. The voices of these people resound in my head during the most interesting circumstances at the most unusual times.
My friend Jessica has an amazing impact on my life. I’ll never forget the first time we had quality time outside the four walls of the church. We met at Starbucks (shocking, I know) and I was amazed at just how much we had in common despite her being in church for her whole life and her younger age. Over the years, despite a 3000 mile physical distance between us, she’s become one of my closest friends. Our lives are parallel. It’s actually quite frightening. In the best way of course.
There’s another person in my life whose voice I hear pretty consistently. I’ve be pretty…vulnerable…talking about different relationships and situations in my life. He has some distinct opinions about life…many of which are similar to my own, some of which are quite different. Regardless, he has a distinct voice in my mind, especially when I find myself in certain discussions about being single, being set up.
I am thankful for the people who impact my life, whose voices arise during different circumstances. They bring me comfort, challenge, and many time laughter in the good times and in the bad times.