"Friendship is not diminished by distance
or time...by suffering or silence.
It is in these things that it roots most deeply.
It is from these things that it flowers."
Oh, the comfort, the inexpressible comfort,of feeling safe with a person: having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but to pour them all out just as they are.
George Eliot wrote this, but it is ,in my heart, the best definition of friendship.
We live surrounded by people, we say " hi" ," how are you?", we stop to have small talk,we do that everyday, several times a day...yet how many times do we say, what we
feel and mean ? How many people do we have in our lives, that we can be comfortable with and say, what's on our minds ?...
Well...I have been searching my entire life for just one and now I have two...well three,since i found " kindred spirit" in my Old Country, Poland, on the Internet.
My dearest daughter Caroline is one of them, She has been my best friend and confidant
for a long time now.
My second best friend was given to me by Fate, sometimes i call her " my American friend" which always makes me wonder...I had co travel to the other side of the world
to find Her...my friend Trina, Her loyalty has no match !
Now , Justyna ( I call her in my mind " Tysia ") is polish and She lives in Poland,
and we have met on ETSY website and when i think about Her, this comes to mind:
"...I know now that world is not filled with strangers.
It is full of other people- waiting only to be spoken to..."
All it takes sometimes is to smile, friendly gesture,and desire to connect with someone...
I have been very blessed !
I wish You all to have at least one true friend !