A friend sticks close no matter the weather.
A friend tells you when they are in town even if they can’t see you.
A friend uses her professional singing voice to sing your boys a bedtime song.
A friend drives ten hours on their holidays to come help you.
A friend asks about your mom and listens to the answer.
A friend loves you AND your family no matter the behaviour.
A friend bakes spelt buns just because.
A friend delivers food to the hospital and home.
A friend phones to check in, but doesn’t say “how are you?” because this makes you bawl your eyes out.
A friend cries with you when you get the prognosis.
A friend lets them hug you for a long time.
A friend pray unceasingly, even if it is the same prayer over and over.
A friend helps even if you haven’t seen them in twenty years or two hours.
A friend brings wine.
A friend climbs a mountain one day and walks with you another day.
A friend loves.
A friend is lovingly brutally honest.
A photo of just a few of our dear friends that have touched our lives and kept us strong through this time of change.
Mom started her third chemo yesterday. She is struggling with nausea, eating and the extreme fatigue. Surgery is booked for October 31st in VCity.
2 thoughts on “Be an ‘Old’ Friend.”
You are so blessed to have not one, but several friends whose fill that fill that description, especially during this challenging journey.
Yes, I couldn’t agree more. I wouldn’t have survived without them. Hugs to you and your family of FOUR!