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3 Lessons from Reading Old Journals

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#1. Every cliche phrase about time is true such as it’s only a matter of time and time has a wonderful way of showing us what really matters.

There used to be a time when I rode the city bus, so I taped my bus tickets inside my notebooks. Coworkers would also give me rides, and I wished for the day when I could drive myself anywhere. It took some time, but now, I don’t use the bus anymore.

There used to be a time when I was unhappy with my jobs in customer service, and even though my current job is far from perfect, I am grateful for the job I have. 

There used to be a time when I wanted to read Russian literature. I took a Russian literature course a few years later as part of my degree plan.  

What surprised me from reading my journals was that eventually the things I wanted happened even if they took years to happen.