Last Saturday, our High School batch held our 25th Silver Anniversary Reunion. It seems like yesterday when we had our graduation march which signaled our entry into another phase of life. Our formative years molded us well enough to face the challenges of college life. We went our separate ways and its a great feeling seeing old faces once again after so many years.
Reconnecting with old friends reminds us that we should never forget to look back at our past. We don’t need to dwell on the past but its rewarding enough to reminisce good times with our childhood friends. We might have misunderstandings with some but all of it are part of growing up. Youth plays a major factor in times when we have misunderstandings with our peers.
The event became even more nostalgic with the presence of our beloved teachers who in one way or another, honed us to become the person we are now. Some became successful, some are average and some just ain’t fortunate enough to reach the pinnacle of success. The choices we make plays a major factor of success or failure in life.
I’m not that fond of attending gatherings like this but the chance of seeing old friends once again made me change my mind since opportunities like this is hard to come by. Yes, there is the social media where we see updates of what our friends are up to. But nothing can compare the feeling of seeing them all over again. Personally talking and laughing with them is something that social media cannot even replace.
For the others who decided not to attend the event, they have their reasons. But one thing’s for sure, they missed an event worth remembering.