November 20 ~ Today I am thankful for old friendships. Last night I got to spend some time reconnecting with someone I’ve been friends with since we were in grade school. We won’t go into how many decades we’ve been friends, but I will say that her friendship has always been a blessing to me 🙂
We had been trying to schedule a time to spend some time together, but were having a hard time choosing a date that worked for both of our busy schedules. After numerous texts, she mentioned she couldn’t meet me somewhere last night because she was going to be babysitting for her newborn grandson. I jumped right on that and invited myself over to her house to “help” … anything to get to hold and love on a little baby ♥
As always, it was like we were never apart. To me, that’s a sign of a true lifelong friendship. Even though we sometimes go 6 or more months without talking, we always seem fall into our own natural rhythm … just picking up the conversation wherever we left off last time 🙂
November 15 ~ Today I am thankful for my church family. My family and I have been members at Our Savior for the last 14 years. The pastoral staff knows us personally and is very encouraging and supportive. It comforts me that I can call my pastor to talk something through – crisis or not.
I’ve always been active in many of their various ministries and activities. Over the years I’ve been part of VBS, the choir, small groups, Bible studies, altar guild, confirmation, youth group, and even the bowling league 🙂 All that is to say, that I have formed many relationships and good friendships throughout the years. It’s always nice to know and to be known … Our Savior is a like a second home and family for me, a true blessing !