April 18, 2012

Beautiful Flowers and a Metaphor

Beautiful Flowers and a Metaphor

April 18, 2012

Last night my friend Frances surprised me with a beautiful gift of white roses. She had no idea they are my absolute favorite flowers! But she said she knew that I was the kind of friend who would care and would appreciate them. I can’t say how thankful I am to have people like this in my life! Not just because of the flowers, but in the bigger picture who know the real me. Friends who I can sob uncontrollably on the couch with and admit feeling completely defeated. Women who appreciate honesty. I can only wish the same on you seven times over. And earnestly hope that I can be that kind of friend.

I can’t tell you how loved this makes me feel.

These flowers also remind me of Matthew 6. And why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin….do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.”

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