why does distance repeatedly remind us of the things most important to us? why are our feelings so exponentially stronger when we're miles away from family, brothers, loved ones?
i just had a conversation with my mother and i could hear the concern and love she has for me in her voice. i skyped Elizabeth last night and excitement bled from her smile as we saw each other for the first time. a simple facebook message from a friend back home that i just last week was hanging out with daily is enough to make my heart leap.
distance is strange.