In the wake of the news that Disney has rehired James Gunn to direct Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, the director has posted on Twitter for the first time since July 2018.

In his tweet, Gunn expresses his gratitude to those who have supported him over the past few months. He also discusses his efforts to continue to grow at being the best human being that he can be before singling out Disney’s decision to reinstate him on the Guardians of the Galaxy, vol. 3 project. You can read the tweet below in its entirety.