:: Tuesday, September 12, 2006 ::
Life sure does have some strange twists in it. I never imagined a year and a little bit ago that I would driving around a flooded New Orleans. I never imagined a year ago that I would be sitting in Afghanistan, a world away from all the people I love the most. I never imagined four years ago that I would be married to Ann, the love of my life. I never imagined five years ago that the whole world I knew would be changed forever.
It all seemed like a movie, like something that could never happen. I wasn't affected too much at the time; I had little concern for the economy or anything outside my circle of friends actually. But little did I know then that everything that day would be the whole reason I am now a world away from my wife, fighting for the freedoms I used to enjoy lavishly.
Life sure does have some strange twists in it.
As I sit here, a world away from my wife, my family, my friends, I think about all that I have experienced in my life. It sure has been quite a bit. And everytime I thought I had made a mistake, I was proven wrong. I am beyond blessed and have nothing to complain about. Life has had some strange twists in it, but everything always works out.
I am a very blessed person. I am married to an amazing woman, we have an amazing life together, I could not ask for better parents, a sister that has always been by my side (even when I've been a jerk to her, sorry Tiff), friends that I can hang out with and forget all my problems. I couldn't ask for a better life.
Life sure does have some strange twists in it, but everything always works for the better in the long run.
God is good. All the time.
:: Ben 9:38 AM [+] ::