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The Note. And a Special Activity You Will Love #WednesdayWisdom | Vidya Sury, Collecting Smiles
Back in 2013, when I visited my spiritual hometown – the place where I grew up, I met two of my classmates. Fortunately, they lived a minute away from where I was staying and we got to spend wonderful hours together. I met them after 35 years – yes, you heard that right! We talked right into the night and reluctantly slept—very very late with the happy anticipation of continuing where we left off the next morning. And we did. Lots of laughter, cooking and incessant talking later, as we set the table for brunch, my friend said she had something to show me. I followed her into a side room where she pulled down a beautiful box and from it, took out an old autograph book I instantly recognized. When we finished our 10th grade, it was traditional to get an “autograph” book (slam book?) signed by our friends. Some wrote words. She had saved mine. Of course, I had filled the page, d’uh. She told me she never forgot what I wrote for her. ♥ What a difference words make! We have the choice to be encouraging or thoughtless. I am not saying we shouldn’t be spontaneous, but …