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Lost & Found

A Tale of Purpose and Connection

By Ahmad BashirPublished 6 months ago 2 min read

Lena had always been a wanderer. She loved to travel, explore new places and meet new people. She had a free spirit that was always seeking adventure. But as she stood in the middle of the busy airport, staring at the sea of unfamiliar faces, she felt a pang of anxiety. This time, she didn't have a clear destination or plan in mind. She was simply wandering aimlessly, hoping that she would find something to inspire her next adventure.

She wandered through the crowds, taking in the sights and sounds of the airport. She watched as people hugged loved ones, said their goodbyes and disappeared into the crowds. She listened to the buzz of excitement and anticipation, and she longed to feel that same rush of adrenaline.

As she wandered, she realized that she had lost her sense of direction. She felt lost and alone in the chaos of the airport. She couldn't remember where she had parked her car or even which airline she had flown in with. She felt a surge of panic, wondering how she would ever find her way back home.

Just as she was about to give up, she saw a young girl, no more than six years old, standing alone and crying. Lena approached her, and asked her what was wrong. The girl explained that she had lost her mother, and she didn't know what to do. Lena felt a twinge of empathy for the girl, knowing all too well what it felt like to be lost and alone.

Together, they searched the airport, asking anyone who would listen if they had seen the girl's mother. They wandered through the crowds, down the corridors, and up and down the escalators, searching for any sign of the missing woman.

As they walked, Lena began to feel a sense of purpose. She had a goal now, something to focus on other than her own lostness. She felt a sense of connection to the young girl, who reminded her of her own lost childhood. Lena had always felt like she was searching for something, never quite sure what it was. But in that moment, she knew that she was meant to help this little girl find her mother.

After what seemed like hours of searching, they finally found the woman. She had been delayed on her flight and had been frantically searching for her daughter. The girl was reunited with her mother, and they both thanked Lena for her help.

As Lena walked away, she felt a sense of pride and fulfillment. She had found a purpose in helping this little girl, and in doing so, she had found a small piece of herself. She realized that sometimes, getting lost can lead to unexpected and wonderful experiences.

Lena returned to her wandering ways, but with a newfound sense of purpose. She knew that she would always find her way, even if she got lost along the way. And she knew that in helping others, she could find a sense of direction and meaning that she had been searching for all along.

As she left the airport, she smiled, knowing that she had made a difference in someone's life that day. And she knew that, even though she had lost her way for a moment, she had found something even more valuable in the process of her journey.


About the Creator

Ahmad Bashir

I am a student who loves to write. Trying to show people my writing skills and getting something in return as you know everything costs something.

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