Will you be missed?

She dragged her feet and slumped down in front of the desk, beside her bed.

"Hi, how are you 'te? We hope you can teach us again, soon..." the text message read. "...because you helped change our lives, 'te."

Her eyes dimmed with tears realizing she has been missed.
“The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning.” ~Mitch Albom
Note: "Ate" or "te" is a Filipino term of respect addressing "older sisters" in the family or adult ladies. ~Dette

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