Wednesday, January 6, 2010

WeLcomE hOMe

We settled into an easy conversation, without the need for pedestrian how-are-yous. Two friends, catching up. We haven’t seen each other in a year. So much has changed, and yet so little.

You had your crisis, I had mine. You helped me out when I was stuck. I only hope what little I had to offer back then gave you some measure of comfort too.

Perhaps, we’ve both emerged a little wiser. A little less naïve. A lot more accepting of the imperfections that make us who we are.

It seems fitting, our reunion in the new year. I hope your path of Zen is filled with pleasant surprises, good food, meaningful relationships, and peace. I know you wouldn’t want it any other way.

Friend, I have missed you, and I am glad you are back.

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