For reasons unclear, reasons never honestly shared with me, my younger brother hasn't spoken to me in more than eight years.
This past Wednesday, thanks to my mom and my sister—my brother's twin—my brother and I had no choice but to have lunch together.
Which turned out to be a good thing.
Sometimes the reasons people do the things they do make no sense.
And sometimes, after a while, those reasons no longer matter.
Perhaps what does matter is forgiveness.
And watching the water continue on its course beneath the bridge.
Though we've not spoken in years, I'd love to reconnect with _____________.