Sunday, March 16, 2014

Day 75: Reunion

It's been a long and somewhat lonely winter.  Although I've loved how our lives have been forced to hold still because of the record-breaking snowfall, and the record-breaking temperatures, I still feel a bit disconnected from family and friends that live so far away.  And as the weather gets better I find myself missing Northern Ireland even more than before.

Today a friend from far away came to us.  Well, came most of the way to us anyways.  Close enough that he was just a morning's drive away and we could meet for some Chicago style deep dish before we had to part ways again. 

Matt was a volunteer with us almost the entire time we were there, so it was extra awesome to see him today.

The pizza was good, the corny jokes he always has up his sleeve were good, the conversation was good, seeing him in person was perfect.

Today I am thankful for a much needed Corrymeela reunion with Matt.

I know that at one point he was worried that the deep dish pizza was going to win all of my Gratitude for today over him, but he never had anything to worry about.  All of my gratitude was reserved for seeing his face and seeing him well.


Valerie's HeART said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

What a blessing. I bet Miles was thrilled when he saw Matt! What a blessing to meet up with special friends. A Perfect Irish reunion for the day before St. Patrick's day! :)

Have a great week.

Julie L. said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

I am so glad that your family had this lovely reunion with your special friend, Matt! Miles, we missed you at New Generation, but you were where you needed to be. Hope to see you all this Sunday!


"Miss Julie"