Old friends, New friendships

This past week I have been reminded that sometimes there are more important things in life than just simply getting through another day, or finding the perfect new jeans (although I did accomplish that today!). I was reminded that true friendships mean more to me than school work, shopping for those jeans, or even finding that perfect venue to have my wedding at. 

I have the blessing of waking up every morning (that I don’t have class or clinical) and being greeted with big smiles from my beautiful roommates who I have known for over 20 years and our friendships are still going strong.

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I have Natalie and Kelli who have been monumental influences in my life since being here at college and I truly believe that the three of us will always be able to stay in touch, even after we graduate and move to all the different corners of the world.

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I have Amy and Jen in my nursing group. Without these two I think I might have gone insane by now. They keep me lighthearted and goofy while also helping me study my rear end off for all of our crazy tests and quizzes. 

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Another blessing in my life are the wonderful women that were on my staff last year when I was an RA. They are all beautiful women of God and they are all doing amazing things in our community here at APU.

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The reason for this post is the dinner I had this evening with Ariana, Taylor, and Laurie. I sat there realizing that it is possible to stay connected to the friends that we make throughout our lives. Some friendships are old, but they can feel renewed and rejuvenated. I feel this way with Ariana. No matter how long we didn’t talk, or stay in touch, we always find a way to stay connected and be there for each other in times of need. I am so thankful for this old friend and the new friendship that we share. 

 

 

 

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