Friday, August 11, 2006
Make New Friends, but Keep the Old
Yesterday one of my dearest friends from the "college era" came over from Birmingham to visit. Her son, Noah, is 5 months younger than our children. We had a great time playing together--and we did NOT plan that he would be wearing the same shirt as my boys in a different color...Honestly!
Anyway, I LOVE knowing that my children are growing up knowing my dear friends' children, too. This may seem unremarkable if you have always lived in the same place, but by virtue of my hubby's medical training, we have lived in 3 cities in 5 years. We now live where we plan to grow old, but have no family here. Our community has been incredibly welcoming and we have established some wonderful "new" friendships. What a blessing to have a life filled with friends from all the stages of your life!
*The picture at the top was when we met Noah for the first time almost 2 years ago*