Day 4: Friends

I have been seeing an e-card floating around Facebook that says something to the effect of, “The older I get, the more I realize that it’s less important to have lots of friends than it is to have just a few great ones.” That is so true! My husband and I often joke about the fact that we have so few friends, but the thing is, we are completely okay with that! We relish in the time that we have together as a family and couldn’t imagine any better friends than ourselves! However, tonight, I was reminded of how important it is to foster those relationships that mean the most to us. My family and I met up for dinner with a friend of mine from high school. It had been nearly 13 1/2 years since we had seen each other, yet there was never a lull in our conversation! We talked for nearly 3 hours and even had to leave conversations unfinished. It’s hard to “make time” for relationships with others outside our home, but those relationships are just as important to our hearts and souls!

In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.
~Albert Schweitzer

I’ll end tonight’s short and sweet post with a song that has been running through my mind. It’s pretty cheesy, as it dates way back to my Girl Scout days, but I have to share it anyway!

“Make new friends, but keep the old. One is silver, and the other’s gold!’

Thank you, Vionne, for reminding me how golden our “old” friendship is!

Image 

Advertisements

2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. godtisx
    Oct 05, 2013 @ 01:01:46

    I love this quote and enjoyed this entry, and I have to say, I agree with this post!

    Reply

  2. Shawna Lane Garrett
    Oct 06, 2013 @ 01:15:15

    I love this ❤

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

My Posts

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 412 other followers

As Luck Would Have It, We get a Second Chance at a Happy Ending!

Wasting less, praying more, and eating cleaner...one day at a time!

Little Bus on the Prairie

Totally normal. Except for that whole "living in a bus" thing.

Dirty Diaper Laundry

Smart cloth diaper information *and more* for smart parents.

Nintendo-RS.Blogspot.com

Just another WordPress.com weblog

The Matt Walsh Blog

Absolute Truths (and alpaca grooming tips)

Finding Joy in Everyday

family, military, love

Chris Martin Writes

Sowing seeds for the Kingdom

Simplifying Our Lives...

Wasting less, praying more, and eating cleaner...one day at a time!

Living Well on the Cheap

maximum luxury, minimal moolah

Small Spaces

living big in a small space

Rigsby Love

Together we have it all

Homemaking With Heart

Intentional Living, Faith and Family

Jack's Crunchy Mama

Natural whole living & parenting with a conservative viewpoint

Frocks, Quills, & Ink Spills

Wasting less, praying more, and eating cleaner...one day at a time!

MommyGuru

Wasting less, praying more, and eating cleaner...one day at a time!

Finding Writer's Block in All the Wrong Places

Writing to live and living to write

Entrusted Motherhood

All things Mama!!

Crosscountrycajun's blog

Enjoying life one mile at a time.

Becoming Minimalist

Wasting less, praying more, and eating cleaner...one day at a time!

Sarah Martina

Wasting less, praying more, and eating cleaner...one day at a time!

%d bloggers like this: