Tuesday, June 23, 2009

friends in low places.....

(no reason for the garth brooks blog title.....it just popped in my head and i'm not feeling particularly creative tonite.........)

this has been a pretty emotionally trying week for me...hard to imagine that someone wishes you pain and trouble for a reason that you can't imagine.....but it seems that at the lowest times there always seems to be a shining light. got a surprise package today from a friend that i've known since 1st grade! she sent me the gift of music (does it get any better?) and this WONDERFUL quote:

Oh the comfort - the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person - having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but pouring them all right out, just as they are, chaff and grain together; certain that a faithful hand will take them and sift them, keep what is worth keeping, and then with the breath of kindness blow the rest away.

-Dinah Croik, A LIFE FOR A LIFE 1859

beautiful, isn't it??? and it's such a rare and special thing to actually have a friend you can truly feel this way about, and i'm extraordinarily blessed to have a few of them.

thanks girl. puffin still loves her dewey!!!

mood: shattered, but getting better

listening to: porcupine tree

reading: tribute by nora roberts (which, oddly enough, is a story about someone being persecuted by an unknown person for an unknown reason. kismet! lol!)

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