I have a friend who has much less than I do, and we share.
I have a friend who struggles with a chronic disease, which makes me grateful for the health that I do have.
I have a friend who complains about minor health problems, which makes me be silent about the difficulties that I have.
I have a friend who constantly lifts me up by her words, which makes me want to lift others up with every word that I say.
I have a friend who speaks sharply on occasion, which makes me want to curb my quick tongue.
I have a friend who constantly surprises everyone with little acts of kindness. I want to splash that kind of joy in the lives of others!
I have a friend who casts bitter disappointment my way, and doesn’t even know it. I want to think before I speak or act.
I have a friend who is always waiting, always ready to have a conversation with me. I want to give that kind of time to my friends.
I have a friend whose time is limited and we scarcely have a chance to visit. I want to share precious minutes with my friends even when I am extremely busy.
I have many friends who enrich my world. They are, indeed, the flowers in the garden of my life. I thank the Lord for all of my friends!