Cherished friends are to be cherished!
I’ve just spent a few days with several cherished friends. The kind of friends for whom explanations are unnecessary, whose love and care is a given and whose presence is joy. One evening someone asked if we’d each heard from a mutual acquaintance who only contacts any of us when she is asking for financial support for her self-absorbed projects.
It was a clarifying moment. As I looked at the faces of my friends I realized we had each made choices about what we treasured in one another.
More than choices we invest the time and energy to be together. I felt blessed. And I felt gratitude for the acquaintance who calls us to ask for support for her projects – that takes a different passion, courage and commitment.
I was content to settle into our remaining time together and do no more than be present to one another. It was a moment to be cherished with cherished friends. What cherishing will you or I do today?
- Be aware of those whom you cherish and give thanks
- Be present to how you nurture the relationships that become cherished.
Notice how your life is richly blessed by the ones you cherish and who cherish you!
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