I've been fortunate enough in the last few weeks to celebrate my birthday with a number of friends and family. What I have noticed is the difference in each of my relationships.
Some friends are inspirational......I hope to be that kind of friend one day.
Some are just for fun and that is as important as any other.
Others make you feel loved more than anything, while others need your love more than anything.
I have friends that are like sisters: older and younger sisters. There is certainly a difference between the two and friends that are mother figures in my life. Others that I liken to a lawyers scale of justice.....one day they lift me up and another I lift them. In the end we balance each other well.
As I compile my next interview for a 2nd inspirational essay I just wanted to share that all of them are special, intriguing and important in their own special way. My friends feed my soul and fill me with joy.
Love's Philosophy by: Percy Bysshe Shelley
The fountains mingle with the river
And the rivers with the ocean,
The winds of heaven mix for ever
With a sweet emotion:
Nothing in the world is single:
All things by a law divine
In one spirit meet and mingle......