Here I sit with my tired brain in reflection mode. I had a lovely dinner date at a friend’s house tonight. I love love love spending time with her and her kiddos. Every minute I spend with her is greatly enjoyed. We talked about life and our kids. We had yummy food and laughed. It is funny how things go in life and the chance meeting of two strangers produced what I hope is a life-long friendship. I think that everything happens for a reason people cross our paths and leave and indelible mark on our lives and I would say that the people who I call friends have left and indelible mark on my heart. I am grateful for them and I cherish them. I have always envied my mothers friendships she has these amazing and wonderful women in here life that have been there for many years. And as I take stepped back and look at the my friendships and realized that I have great friends similar to the relationships of my moms that I have envied. Most of my closest friendships have nearly 10 years behind them. Wow how I have changed in 10 years!! I went from single to single mom, married to divorced, I have experienced losses of love, grandparents and sanity on occasion and for them to stick by me through my crazy rollercoaster of a life is a true blessing!!! I love the wonderful people who have chosen to be my friend whom I have laughed, cried, gossiped, mourned with and experienced true acceptance no matter the circumstances. Thank you Lord for the blessing of their friendship. I hope and pray that I can sustain them close throughout the remainder my life. I love you my friends!!