To my friend,

This comes today to say, “You’re special!” I want you to know how much I value and appreciate you for the wonderful woman that you are; a woman I proudly call ‘my friend’.

I see you struggling at the moment and I’m reminded of some wise words written by Brene Brown in The Gifts of Imperfection. She said, “Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we will ever do.

Our stories seem to get in the way at the most inconvenient times; when we’re well on our way to making our ‘dreams’ come true, working really hard, doing our best at what we do and then whack!…out of the blue something happens. Conflicts, changes, stages of life. Something comes up that we discover we don’t know how to manage. Yet.

 


’Our story’ has brought us to where we are…

…but, it’s not complete yet.

 

You’re one of my ‘go to’ people when I need another perspective and I always come away richer. Whenever I’ve sought your advice you’ve reminded me, “You can do it”. Maybe not in those words but, because you respected me and believed in me, that’s what I understood. We have celebrated one another’s highs and comforted each other in the lows. That’s what friends do, laugh and cry together, hold each other up.

Now, when I see you struggling, I want you to know that you’re enough as you are, right now. In fact, it’s the imperfections that make you my friend because they make us more alike – genuinely imperfect.

With so much love,

Laurie

 

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