31 March 2007

Blog Your Blessing : Girl Friends are Forever

San Marcos River Rock
Time passes.
Life happens.
Distance separates.
Children grow up.
Jobs come and go.
Love waxes and wanes.
Men don't do what they're supposed to do.
Hearts break.
Parents die.
Colleagues forget favors.
Careers end.

~BUT~

Sisters are there, no matter how much time
and how many miles are between you.
A girlfriend is never farther away than needing her.
When you have to walk that lonesome valley and
you have to walk it by yourself,
the women in your life will be on the valley's rim,
cheering you on, praying for you, pulling for you,
intervening on your behalf,
and waiting with open arms at the valley's end.
Sometimes, they will even break the rules
and walk beside you, or
come in and carry you out.

Girlfriends, daughters, granddaughters,
daughters-in-law, sisters, sisters-in-law, mothers,
grandmothers, aunties, nieces, cousins and
extended family all bless our life.
When we began this adventure called womanhood,
we had no idea of the incredible joys or sorrows that lay ahead,
nor did we know how much we would need each other.
Every day, we need each other still.

~Unknown~

Thank you, Suzanna, for being my friend. I love you!


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9 comments:

Sue said...

I LOVE IT!!! Great minds do think alike ... :)

Happy BYB Sunday!

msdemmie said...

Great sentiment and lovely picture.

Happy BYB Sunday.

Bella said...

That is beautiful. I recently reconnected with an old friend and it's been a true blessing.

Blue Panther said...

Hmmm...

great blessing and true!

Have a great week!

Kuanyin said...

This is a great photo! Happy BYB Sunday!

Hopeful Spirit said...

That's a great poem. I am going to send the link to several girlfriends. Thanks for sharing it.

Drew said...

Nice photo.

Inge Dewulf said...

Good day I live in Tucson, Arizona. I had to stop and comment on your blog. Thank you very much for sharing your blog with us.

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Fellings expressed in this post is really cool. I like it.

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