“Why did you do all this for me?” he asked. “I don’t deserve it. I’ve never done anything for you” “You have been my friend,” replied Charlotte. “That in itself is a tremendous thing” ~E.B. White, Charlotte’s Web
I don’t know about you, but I’ve been very blessed in my life with wonderful friends! Over the years some have come and gone, but they’re still part of who I am today. Some friends live and work close by and we’re in touch regularly. I honestly don’t know what I’d do without them. And then there are those special, priceless few who almost know me better than I know myself. They are the ones who get me. They understand my weaknesses and encourage my strengths. We laugh together. Grieve together. Celebrate together. We experience life together. They are my life preservers, my sounding boards, my voices of reason, and I know that they will always be there when I need them. Whether we’re near or far my “heart friends” and I share an abundant friendship and today I rejoice in those relationships through this poem:
Friendship. Abundant, strong. Rare, lucky to be found. Time and distance don’t dim the heart. Precious.