This post is to honor all my girlfriends, past and present.
If ever we have been friends in school, as relations, over the internet, through letters written long-distance, or even now, I love you with a true love as a friend. You were and are very special to me, even if I haven't seen you in decades or if I only see you a few times a year, OR if I've never seen you except in photos.
The following is a piece I clipped from Reader's Digest a good decade ago, at the very least. It helped me then to realize that even though some friendships seem to die, that it's not always because of failure on my part (although some have been) or a bad thing. I'd like to copy it here for everyone to read. I think it is insightful and applies to most of us. That's why I've kept it all these years.
Friends of the Road
Wasn't that worth saving to reread years later?!! Sometimes, when I hit another transitional stage, usually emotional but sometimes physical, I am reminded that the good Lord is in charge of it all. I bring situations to Him in prayer and He knows my pain, guilt, longing, and comforts me.