30 Day Challenge Post #14

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“Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some stay for a while and leave footprints on our hearts. And we are never, ever the same.”

Friends…this is what I think of when I read the above quote.  Friends are like my second family and in some case more family than friend.   They keep me grounded when I feel a bit out of sorts, we share many laughs, treasured moments, secrets, and they are there to pick me up (this works both ways) when life throws a 1, 2 punch.

And who doesn’t like to have a lunch buddy every once in a while– especially when you find out they have some of the same weird attributes as you and you both laugh with a little wicked grin.  Because your family already knows how weird you are and they have to like you, but your friends see the weird and still want to be your friend.

Today I’m grateful for my friends.  I might only have a handful of GREAT friends, but I’ll take any day over 2 handfuls of so-so friends.  Thank you my friends – you truly do make a difference in someone’s life.

30 Day Challenge Post #8

“I also believe that parents, if they love you, will hold you up safely, above their swirling waters, and sometimes that means you’ll never know what they endured, and you may treat them unkindly, in a way you otherwise wouldn’t.” ― Mitch Albom, For One More Day

Today I’m grateful for my parents.  For they helped me the most in my life, even when I didn’t ask for it, and for that they deserve much more than what I did to them when I was a teen and early “know it all” young adult.  Thank You for being my parents – I wouldn’t change that for anything.  Love, K