Evolution of Friendships/Relationships

Peggie sent me this as one of those email things that normally drives me crazy but this sort of summarizes what I think about the evolution of friendship.ßå

People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.

When you know which one it is, you will know what to do for that Person…

When someone is in your life for a REASON, it is usually to meet a need you have expressed.

They have come to assist you through a difficulty, to provide you with guidance and support,

To aid you physically, emotionally or spiritually.

They may seem like a godsend and they are.

They are there for the reason you need them to be.

Then, without any wrongdoing on your part or at an inconvenient time,

This peson will say or do something to bring the relationship to an end.

Sometimes they die. Sometimes they walk away.

Sometimes they act up and force you to take a stand.

What we must realize is that our need has been met, our desire fulfilled, their work is done.

Some people come into your life for a season, because your turn has come to share, grow or learn.

They bring you an experience or peace or make you laugh.

They may teach you something you have never done.

They usually give you an unbelievable amount of joy…

Believe it, it is real. But only for a season.

Lifetime relationships teach you lifetime lessons.

Things you must build upon in order to have a solid emotional foundation.

Love the person and put what you have learned to use in all other relationships and areas of your life.

It is said that love is blind but friendship is clairvoyant.





sOvertime things change…as a woman without children, my significant family relationships are with my friends. I can remember a thousand years ago thinking nothing could ever change the relationship I had with any one of them…..only to discover that in fact, any and all relationships can and do change! Jackie told me once about a friend she had years ago and they were thicker than thieves, the friend moved and

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