2.18.2009

friends. . .

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we are free to stand TALL... because they are right there... to lean on AND to catch us if we fall

we are ACCEPTED... in spite of our weathered & sometimes thorny surface

we are BETTER... because once they have rooted within us we are never the same

we are STRONGER... because we sure don't bend easily when someone's right there supporting us

we are SATISFIED... because when our hearts are thirsty they are the rain that pours from the sky
  
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we are BLESSED...
because with them... we run faster... laugh harder... and there is no tree we cannot climb!


15 comments:

Simply Me... said...

wow, I hope were friends you say that so well, I would be lost with out my friends that's for sure, have a wonderful day :D... love your picture's too keep them coming and I will do the same...

lOve yA

CourtneyP said...

Love your pictures.... I love reading your truly profound truths.

Gini said...

I am feeling it, Carissa. Whatever inspired you to write this - must be filling you up inside. Good for you. I just love those moments when you realize just who your TRUE friends are - the ones that are ALWAYS there just at the right moment. Beautiful post today.

patty said...

i love your post and love your photos.

patty said...

i love your post and love your photos.

i love plum said...

lovely post sweet lady...xo

Amy said...

Great pictures! Friends....'stick'ing together!

I am so lucky to have such good friends here! They are my rock in time of need!!! What great thoughts!!!

....who knows?! said...

well said! thinking of you....

MGF said...

Loves this......
I am thankful right now i have my friends to lean on.

LuLu said...

HUGS!!!! Can't even add to that you said it so well! Friends are so needed in life! Amen!!
xo,
LuLu

Megan said...

SO. True.

Love. It.

Beth said...

Love these pictures and Love....Love these words! They ring true in my ears and in my life!

brooke said...

thank you for this...definitely how i feel!!!

Heidi said...

I LOVE this post...SO true.

don't know you, not sure how i stumbled onto your blog but i visit every once in a while-very nice indeedy!!

meg duerksen said...

YES YES YES!!!
i have been leaning on, crying to, loving, missing, praying for, clinging to my friends these past weeks.
i am so grateful for each one.