Recently, I went to a small reunion with several of my best friends from elementary school. It’s funny how we were all different and yet the same and how we quickly picked up the familiarity we had amongst ourselves about fifteen years ago. One of my friends remarked, “You know, you were always so confident. I remember that about you.”
I reeled in surprise because I had never thought of the younger version of myself in that way. I know I’m confident now, but then…?