Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The Cost

People are so strange.
They walk into our lives and we have no idea who they might be or what impact they may leave.
They are such adventures.
Because you never know.
You never know who they are or what their story might be.
You never know the adventures they may hold for you, the experiences they'll have with you.
And the only way to know is to live and find out.
They are so brilliant.
All walking, running, living their lives.
Growing and learning and making mistakes; always changing.
And sometimes you get the privilege of running with them. To see them, know them, love them. To discover their mysteries, all while they discover yours.
All the same.
The thrill of meeting and learning and loving does not come without cost.
Always there is a price.
The more you know them, the more you let yourself care, the more chances there are to be hurt. Maybe it's an idle word. Maybe it's a bad day.
Maybe they leave, or you have to leave them.
It's a price we all have to pay.
And I find it is well worth it.

"As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another." - Proverbs 27:17