Friendship is Golden!

It is with great enthusiasm that I continue writing about friendship this week. I realized that I hadn’t included the magical moments,  the comforting words and the surprising visits. Old and new friends contribute to my life and, I imagine, your life in ways that we might take for granted. It’s amazing how much we heal just by being around the kindness and comfort of friends.

Lighten and brighten…

Magical moments are those times when, if there was someone filming you, there would be motivational music and magic dust sparkling through the air with sunshine making it’s way through the cloud. It would all be orchestrated in such a way that shivers would run down the observer’s spine. It wouldn’t be fake, it would be a real moment, a moment of benevolence and love.

Friendship includes magical moments. These are times that you wouldn’t expect. They happen when two people show they care about each other. One magical moment recently, was meeting my boyfriend’s family, and for some reason one of us said,” oh what are we going to do with us?”  We just let go into gales of laughter. Laughter as such that I hadn’t had since I was a child. It felt so good and we were out at a barbecue in the trees and people were looking at us and we were just laughing and laughing. What a precious moment.

Walk the talk!

Communication with friends is an art. We can encourage each other and bring out the best in our close friends. It is wonderful to feel physically and emotionally warmed up by the blessings of a friend.

Comforting words are a delight in friendships. My friend and I sometimes go on walks or have each other over for food. We tell each other that we are glad to be in the other persons company. We enjoy the polite conversation. We are happy to have good company. We genuinely care about each other’s health and we feel better after we’ve been together.

Hello again!

Spontaneity with friends keeps us all on our toes. Friends seem to sense when we need their presence. It is times like these that the friends we have prove their worth, over and over, as they bring us a bouquet of flowers or a chocolate cake. Knowing our friends aren’t far away can make us feel the love around us.

Surprising visits include the way my mom showed up last summer with fresh vegetables she had just picked from her garden. She chose me of all people to walk and visit. She showed up with some fresh beans and they were so fresh you could smell the vitality. This was a wonderful surprise visit. Friends like this and the amazing fresh food have motivated me to get a share, with a friend, in a garden for this next growing season.

Reflect on friendships…

You can see how these special times with friends really make a difference. Some people say friendship helps the world go round. I know that it does. I have seen it assist a lot of people in special ways, to  just be themselves and feel good again. I am hoping to trust the quality and blessing of friendship more and not waste the wonderful consideration that my friends give me.  Are you willing to feel the gentle strengthening power of friendship?

“Keep smiling, keep shining, knowing you can always count on me for sure, that’s what friends are for.” Dionne Warwick


About friendofsnowflake

It is my pleasure to welcome you to my Blog! My name is Melanie and my nic-name Snowflake as you may already know. I'm excited to share some of my ideas and writings with you. It's interesting how psychological concepts can make things a little clearer. I have a psychology degree from the University of Waterloo. It is my hope that I can share some knowledge with you. Some of my hobbies include playing piano, guitar, drawing and more recently beading. It also really interesting to recieve comments from the amazing people who read my Blog. I hope if you feel inclined that you will tell me a bit about yourself. I would like to think that some special time spent off the net is also important for you or me. In this time you could sing or dance or just sit with a book. In the mean-time it's nice to have met you because there is some quality time spent on the net. I hope you have had time to look at your favourite song or look up your favourite author. My favorite song is True Colour by Cyndi Lauper and my favourite author is Gretchin Rubin. I feel gratitude that I can write this Blog. I hope you come back and see what new Blog is here over time. In the mean time have a great day and stay you!

Posted on February 25, 2013, in Emotions, friendship, Happiness, Self Esteem and Positivity, mental health, New Age Psychology, Relationships, teens, young people, youth and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Thank you for the excellent post! I pray that I can be that kind of friend to all : )

    • Joedalio,

      Thanks for the comment. The theme of friendship is close to my heart. When we talk about it with love in our hearts I believe we open the door for more friends to arrive. thanks again.

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