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Day 235: Friendship

Posted by intrepidshe , in Healing Work 02 August 2014 · 173 views

Aug. 2, 2014 Intrepid Age = 163 Days
I met a new friend months ago and spent time with her for the first time today. We got together for several hours. Over the months I have been sharing my story with her. She has been understanding, supportive, and incredibly helpful. We have some things in common in our histories, so she is able to identify and respond with great compassion . . . never any judgment.
I am learning with these friendships now in my life how much love there is in the world. I suppose it is always there and available when we are able to receive it. This is a pretty shocking revelation to me even still. But, before this time in my life it wasn't safe for me. If I had been open, I would have been hurt, as I was in the first 20 years of my life. Until these last ten months or so it was unsafe for me to be vulnerable.
I had a lot of fun with her today. She and I have other interesting things in common. For example, we both love the song State of Independence, sung by Donna Summer.

We also both care about parking in perfect parallel to the parking lines. I never said that out loud to anyone before. I thought she'd think it was silly, not in a judgmental way, but in an endearing way. She laughed really hard when I told her because she does the same thing, which caused me to laugh loudly along with her.
Yep, there is a lot of love in the world, and a lot of joy to be had in the finding of it.

Hi intrepidshe! Thank you for the music, I loved it. I'm so glad that you're finding supportive friends, you deserve to have them in your life. You provide positive inspiration too, which I personally need and I'm grateful to you for it. Love, Salemkitty. :)

I LIKE the lines. They stop big, bad SUV's from crowding my poor little car. tongue.pngwinky.gif

I am so glad you had this opportunity for even more love in your life. And I am also grateful for the love that you bring to all of us and share so willingly.


And that song! Gave me chills up my spine and into the top of my head. Awesome!


Thank-you for sharing.

Friends are a good thing to have.  Enjoy.

friends and love and joy....... and you deserve them all!!

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