I'm not ready to talk about the whole thing yet, and I'm still trying to hold on to these memories for as long as I can.
But over this last week or so, I've come to realize that I can recognize when I come into contact with someone who just might be part of the same soul as I am.
There's no way to explain it, other than a feeling in my gut. A connection. It's when you're sitting next to someone in a crowded restaurant and you look at them and suddenly, you're the only two people in the whole place. It's meeting someone for the first time and in the space of an hour feeling like you've known each other your whole lives.
So, while I'm still processing everything that has happened and everything that I'm feeling and where I need to go from here, I'll leave you with a thought from Paulo Coelho: