I received a sweet email from a dear friend today. It was the perfect email to give me the direction I have been looking for over the last week or so. I have been having a hard time trying to figure out if we were meant to have kids right now, if I should pursue my Masters degree through my work, or if I should use Zach's VA benefits to take some math classes and prepare to become a teacher. I have been a huge jumble of thoughts, and Zach has been gone at training which has made it all a lot harder because I don't have my partner here to talk things through. I feel like Nicole's email helped me to clear my head. She is such a great friend and example of keeping the gospel in the forefront of your life. She updated me on what they have been doing and it made me realize that among all the other things I think of in life, I desire very most to be an amazing mother and wife and to have a strong testimony. Somehow her quick email update helped me to remember that everything else will fall into place if you work at those things. It is strange to me that a simple email to keep in touch could help clarify my direction so well. Thank you Nicole for your sweet friendship.