Category Archives: Friends

Can I Trust You?

Definition of trust: A firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something; being able to predict what other people will do and what situations will occur. “Can I trust you?”  Numerous times greater than needles on … Continue reading

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Those Who Are Friends

Twenty-three days and I will officially be retired. Friends say “you’re too young”, but I’m hanging it up while healthy with a lot of years left to enjoy being the full owner of each day. The company I am leaving … Continue reading

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Song in Your Heart

Originally Posted on January 13, 2012 by James Browning From “Give Me Roses” by Marvin L. Cartee If I am due but one little rose While living upon this earth, Let it be given while I’m still alive, As a token of … Continue reading

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They Get Better When You Get Older

A Friend by Edgar A. Guest A friend is one who stands to share Your every touch of grief and care He comes by chance, but stays by choice Your praises he is quick to voice. No grievous fault or … Continue reading

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Sooner or Later

Love causes pain. Love cures pain. And love is a pain. Where love is, pain is never far away. Love will fill your heart, break your heart and heal the heart that’s broken. And it is true that every love … Continue reading

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My ‘Family’

You may meet a person and instantly know that you will be best friends forever. Other friendships develop over an extended period of time. In some friendships you may feel a sense of equality, while in others there may be … Continue reading

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Even Longer…

If nobody smiled and nobody cheered and nobody helped us along, If each every minute looked after himself and good things all went to the strong, If nobody cared just a little for you, and nobody thought about me, And … Continue reading

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Disappointment: Hurt to Gratitude

With disappointment, there are multiple layers of sadness that one experiences before being able to look on the bright side. As adults, we do not often face disappointments in manageable doses; as such, we are stuck with the disappointment dilemma. … Continue reading

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A Portion of Gladness

Friends are the family you choose. Jess C. Scott The older I get, the more valuable old friendships become. A few new friends along the way are always hoped for and welcomed, but it is the ones of decades endurance … Continue reading

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Someone Who Knows All About You

Getting older has caused my high school sports injury to hurt more. Some regrets have deepened. Lots of others have dissipated to be nearly evaporated. Being more thoughtful of others has been taught to we well by years of pain … Continue reading

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