Relationships end. That is just part of life. However, how we receive it and perceive the end of relationships is up to us.
I’m famous for telling my friends and family that “People come into our lives exactly when they are supposed to, and they leave exactly when they’re supposed to.” When we try to change that scenario, we cause some of the pain we experience in life.
It’s hard to let friends come and go, but we must remember that they are growing in different ways than we are. Their journeys sometime take a different turn than our own and, at times, their roads come back to the same road we are on.
Everyone is on their own journey and at times we journey together; some longer than others. Each person comes into our lives to teach us something.
Relationships end in different way. Sometimes we have a choice, and sometimes we don’t. Whether we do or don’t isn’t the question. The question is: what did that relationship teach us?
Everyone we meet in life is a teacher of something. Look past those bodily identifications we blind ourselves with and see the teaching of that person.
Is it humility, compassion, boundaries, faith, love, pride, friendship, respect? What did you learn from your teacher today?
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