It was wonderful that we got to see some of our dearest friends tonight.
Via Zoom, of course. 😉
We had a great chat with bestie and her hubbie via our computers. I tell you, technology is a Godsend at this phase of our lives.
You can’t be with loved ones, but by seeing them live, hearing their voices, and watching their mannerisms, in their lounge rooms, (with their pets!)… it’s the next best thing to being there with them.
After the video call was over Hubbie and I spoke about how wonderful it’d been to catch up with familiar faces, and people that we cared for. And I don’t know how it came into my mind, but I said to Hubbie “you don’t have to have the same interests. It’s not about that. It’s about finding like-minded people.”
Because we don’t all have to like the same things. Do the same things. Go to the same places. Eat the same food, or sleep the same way.
It’s about how our minds work. And you seek out people who are reflective of your morals, attitudes, and generally your way of life.
I don’t need everyone in my life to love writing. I don’t even need them to love reading. I don’t need them to love cats, yoga, the fact that I can’t stop listening to Queen at the moment…
I just need them to get me, and I want to get them.
It was a really lovely thing to contemplate, after a video call with friends who get us… as we get them.