Who could have known that amid everything I loved about you--all that I was too young and too immature to live up to--the most lasting and perpetual influence you'd have on me was that of a spiritual nature?
Your introduction to meditation, your easy, joyful and grateful personality and your encouragement of the aspiring writer within the "little girl" that I was have left an indelible imprint on my spirit.
That imprint served for years as a reminder of who I really was, long before we'd ever met, and of the young woman to whom I needed to be true.
You touched my soul in ways that I'll likely be discovering for decades more. And you deserve to know.
Who would've thunk it, right?
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