I know, I know….I’m late. Like really really late, but I swear I have a good reason. You see I was out with good friends, eating good food, having good times, and laughing my ass off. That sounds like a good enough reason to me!
This is another one of those Motivational Mondays that wasn’t supposed to be. I had a whole big write up on something completely different and then while making it through Monday, just had to rewrite this post. Sometimes it is the unpredicted moments in life that make for the best lessons. Case in point: a reunion of sorts between two of my best friends that got me thinking about the idea of friendship and how it impacts us as people.
Monday night tradition was something that my friends and I took very seriously for a few years. I mean, Monday is not an easy day to get through. Therefore, knowing that on Monday night you were meeting up with your besties for dinner/dessert along with a night full of bad reality television, turned Monday into something to look forward to. Over the past few years, moves and jobs got in the way and slowly our Monday nights seemed to dwindle until they no longer existed. Tonight’s reunion brought along some incredible memories and made me really value the bonds that I have built with the people in my life.
I don’t know if I am proud to say it, but I am someone who has see a few good friends come and go in my life. Some friendships ending over disagreements and some who just over time faded out of my life. For the longest time I used to take these endings so hard and turn them into some sort of personal attack on me. Then as I got older, I started to realize that while some people would exit my life, those that were still present were the ones who really mattered; the ones that know who I am, accept what I have become, and who allow me to grow.
It is often said that friends are the family members that you choose, so be sure to choose the ones that love you for who you are, encourage you to be the best you, and definitely the ones who make you laugh your ass off.Pin It