Yeah, I know I missed Thankful Thursday last week. It was a Holiday...give me a break. And please ignore the fact that said Holiday was about being thankful. I'm back now and that's what matters. Right?
I've heard it said that friends are the family that we choose. It's true.
People come and go in our lives constantly. I believe there is a time and a season for everything. Some of those seasons last longer than others.
I have a friend that I met in the 3rd grade. We did a very scientific science project together and got a B. Or was it a B+? In any case, that's not a bad grade for counting raisins. We played together constantly, had sleepovers and have remained friends through our adult lives.
I have a friend from Junior High that has a beautiful family of little boys. I love that we still keep in touch and love close by. Even if we don't get to hang out much. We used to go to youth group together and went away to college together. She's one of the funniest people I know. I love seeing how happy she is and that she's still part of my life.
I have a friend that I met my freshman year of High School. She's like a sister to me. She knows everything about me. Her kids call me "auntie" and I cherish the times we get to sit on the couch and watch cheesy girlie movies. We both have an unhealthy love for reality TV shows but I think we keep eachother balanced.
I have a new blog friend whom I've never met face to face. She's funny and I look forward to the emails from her. We've met through Operation Baking GALS. What better way to make a new friend than by joining an organization that helps others?
I have every kind of friend in between that too. I am richly blessed by the friendships in my life. I am thankful that these friendships have lasted so long. The good, the bad and the ugly.. they have all been there for me. You have all touched my life in ways you will never know. Thank You , friends. I love you.