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LGLWSM Newsletter 071 - Why Good Friends are Good for You!
May 31, 2014
No man or woman is an island. Whatever happens to you in life, remember that isolation can lead to desolation. We used to call them 'hermits' when I was growing up and I visited a few homes that they'd lived in... and it wasn't pretty. Don't be one!
It is much better to surround yourself with people that care about you and love you deeply. There’s no doubt that good friends can help you get where you need to go.
While some friends may be categorized as just acquaintances, there is always a connection of the heart when it comes to good friends. They hardly ever let you down, they are there when life throws you a curve ball, and they’ll be there with you during the happiest of times. If you only have a handful of good friends in your life, consider yourself lucky! They are truly hard to come by!
Here are a few of the best reasons that friends add so much to your life and why you can’t really live life without them. Remember that magical connections happen when you not only see, you also believe.
Why Good Friends are Good for You
Friends can also help calm fears and share your dreams. They understand you better than most everyone else and relate to you on a very deep level. Even when words aren’t spoken, they speak to you with positive vibrations. You feel comfortable just being with them, enjoying time shared.
Just one more thing:
Were you ever talking to one of your friends and felt like they just weren't hearing you? Don't do that.
When a good friend is telling you something's important, be quiet and listen; not only with your ears, but also with an open heart. Reflect on what you say before you speak and make every word count. Keep those 'shoulds' out of the conversation and be supportive. That's your role. You can iron out the other stuff later.
I also wanted to say that a few of my most special friends actually subscribe to my newsletter. They value my opinions and think I'm worthy. Thank you my most special friends!
One of the reasons I wanted to write about friends this issue is of great importance to me. My little dog Ruff didn’t make it and left this earth on May 20, 2014. My entire world changed the second I lost him. Without the support of good friends, I’m not sure if I could have made it this far. I'm still missing my son desperately, but it's getting a little easier each day. One day, I'll be able to smell the roses again.
Make sure you surround yourself with the people who give freely and truly care about your well being. They will serve you well throughout your life, many times over! XOXO
I am clearing the area where Ruff is laid to rest. I am looking for contributions to help create a flower garden in the area. If you'd like to help out, here's the URL. It's going to stay up for the next week or so and then disappear forever. XOXO
God bless! XOXO
Note: In last months newsletter I wrote: "But even if your stuff does end up in the landfill, you know what they say; "One mans' trash is another man's treasure". Maybe someone else will appreciate the things you toss:o)"
Since then, I've gotten a large bucket and a decent broom from our local trash dump. I am alwaYs amazed at the stuff people throw away. If you take your trash out like me, look for things you need around the house. I once got a very large box full of Stephen King hardback books that someone didn't want. The possibilities are endless!
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