Looking At A Wonderful View
Her First Years
On an April's day she was born. She was the fourth and youngest child in her family. She was yet not aware of her two older sisters and her older brother. Before the day she turned one year old, she was in daycare. A very young woman – only 16 years old – took care of the little girl and some other children while their parents were working. As a two year old the little girl explored the world around her. As she had turned three years old, a new girl in her same age was put into the same daycare. They played together every day and they both turned four years old within a couple of weeks. Soon they were the oldest children at the daycare. The children played, they had fun and the woman taking care of them was the kindest woman on earth. The little girl felt as if she had two mothers – one at home and one at the daycare. The small group of children at the daycare almost felt like a second family to this little girl. Being a five year old girl was a freedom she enjoyed very much. She could do almost whatever she wanted - of course with some restrictions. She never wanted to turn six years old. As a six year old in Finland, you begin preschool. Being in preschool would mean that she would have to leave the safe environment that had been a world of freedom for the first years of her life.
A Shy Girl
In preschool she met many children she had never seen before. It was a big group of 24 children. The little girl was shy. She didn't like big groups. After a while she adjusted quite well and finally that day came, when she had turned seven years old and it was time for school. Oh no. She didn't want this day to come. She was scared. She was shy. She was not sure she would make it. She did. She made some new friends, but never let go of the friend she had made in daycare. They were both in the same class and felt the support from each other. This little girl was not very outgoing, but she managed pretty well. Until the day she turned 19 years old she and her best friend had been in the same class. Now it was time to split.
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Decisions In Life
The shy girl decided not to be shy anymore. She went out to explore the world, met new people, learned to speak new languages, made new friends and finally returned to the place, where she once grew up. She still has her best friend close to her. Their children play together when they meet. Their lives are great. The little shy girl, who now is a not shy woman, is thankful for all the things she has in life and for all the things she has experienced. She is thankful for the great friend she has, and it's a friendship that will last for a lifetime. Without any doubt she could not have had a better life. Maybe she could have done some things different, but she never regret one thing. She now wants to live life to the fullest and she enjoys every day she wakes up and looks at her beautiful children. She wish they could write a story like this in 30 years from now.
Looking back on her life is like looking at a wonderful view.
Only you can decide
what to do with it.
Live it right now!
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