A Reason. A Season. Or a Lifetime.

In addition to my Monday post yesterday regarding the struggle and confusion when friends are turning away from us, I want to introduce you to a beautiful post, Van wrote quite some time ago! It gave me goosebumps.

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oakThere is a lovely poem, author unknown, that has been around for quite a while. The poem alludes to the fact that every person who comes into our life is there for one of these three purposes.

The season and lifetime folks almost need no explanation. The one that is the most fascinating to me are the ones who cross our path for a specific reason.

There are no accidental meetings, I am convinced of this. Having moved around the U.S. for my entire life, I am quick to explore the purpose that each new acquaintance might serve. And there have been so very many.

One of the most poignant of these was a lady I met through a volunteer program at an elementary school that my children attended in the South.

Her name was Debbie. She was in her 1st grade daughter’s classroom every single day. She would serve…

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So sweet of you, Erika. When I saw your post, and the mention of the Reason, Season, Lifetime poem, I wanted to share my personal take on it. The message has surfaced so often in my life. Thanks for the reblog. Hugs to you. πŸ’•

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This is something we all might have experienced once in our lives. Your story is really profound and thought-provoking and it also can give others an important input. The poem you added is a treasure box of insights. This post had to be shared and I hope that you get tons of likes now!

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The poem has been on my searched list for quite a while now. Sad that the author is unknown. The story is real, and sad, and one of the many reasons I chose to post anonymously. πŸ’˜

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