Sunday, April 26, 2015

And Then I Cried

When people tell you nice things, does it ever make you want to cry?

Well, that's what happened to me the night I went to the reunion. 

When I first met her, she was only about eighteen.  Working in a satellite office of mine as a teller, there was just something about her that made me know she would be the right one for the job.  And I was right.



Watching her grow and hearing about her promotions within the banking industry, I was always so proud of her.  Today, she heads several divisions in a bank.

The night of our reunion, she thanked me.

Thinking about our conversation while driving home, I cried. 

She blossomed beautifully, has two sons, one of whom is called
JP



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17 comments:

  1. Perfect metaphor and beautiful flower.

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  2. Pretty flowers and post, JP.. Enjoy your Sunday and have a happy week ahead!

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  3. It's always nice to know you did the right thing. Typing blind again so...here goes.

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  4. your hisbicus is glowing and beautiful. yes to crying when someone is nice, this is a wonderful story for her and for you...

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  5. It is a good feeling when your instincts about someone prove you were right down the road. A proud reflection of this woman's accomplishments.

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  6. How wonderful that she remembered your part in her progress and thought to say 'thank you'. I can imagine your tears were tears of joy when considering her kindness at the reunion.

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  7. so wonderful to know you touched someone's life and made a difference. :)

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  8. Beautiful flower and story !

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  9. How wonderful! I know I would have cried too. You are a good judge of people! how wonderfully it all worked out, especially that you had a reunion with her! WHAT is this amazing flower, it is stunning!!

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  10. What a sweet story. Yes I have cried after someone has said something nice to me.

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  11. yes, crying at good things is so much nicer than crying at sad things. it sure makes you feel good when you know you have made a difference in someone's life!!

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  12. What a nice story. Aren't you glad you went to that reunion?

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  13. How nice that she told you how much of an impact you had on her life, JP. And a nice comparison with the flower blooming.

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  14. What a beautiful story. It's a wonderful feeling to know you have impacted someone's life so positively!! To know that you have made a difference!! The hibiscus is almost as beautiful as the story!!

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  15. Ohhhh..... Beautiful story.... I'm glad you were able to hear that......hug

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