Okay, first, this isn’t a religious post. So hold up a minute.
A couple of weeks ago I lost a friend. he passed away. He and another friend, Pete, were in a chat with me and we talked every single day for ten years. It wasn’t world-changing stuff. But it was two people who were always there for me. I still have one of them but we get busy with work and life. We still make contact daily but I think B was the linchpin in the conversation. He was always coming up with some goofy stuff or a conspiracy. Always kept conversation going.
Now the conversation is still there, don’t get me wrong. Me and Pete, well, this has knocked the wind out of our sails, understandably.
I made the acquaintance of a guy on Twitter that lives here in South Carolina, we’ll call him D, and he connected me to another fella and another. Now I’m in a daily chat with four other guys who agree on many things but differ enough so that the conversation is interesting.
For ten years, Pete and B kept me sane. And now some other folks have come along and, although they don’t know it, they’re doing the same.
I have to have connections like this in my life. It’s important. I need my mind challenged and possibly changed. I need to see others’ struggles and accomplishments.
I need to cheer a friend on and sometimes commiserate with them when times are rough.
𝚃𝚑𝚒𝚜 𝚑𝚊𝚜 𝚜𝚊𝚟𝚎𝚍 𝚖𝚎.
That’s it. That’s the post.