Tag: #friendship

  • Walking the Path with Friends

    “Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.” Anaïs Nin Thank you for joining us for the 2022 Marble Women’s Ministry’s Lenten Blog, Walking the Path of Lent with Friends. Friendship seemed like the suitable theme […]

  • Friendship While in the Wilderness

    Happy Easter! “Let us not grow tired of doing good, for in due time we shall reap our harvest, if we do not give up. So then, while we have the opportunity, let us do good to all”. (Gal 6:9-10) Lent means embracing changes in our lives and our communities. With God’s help, change (mostly […]

  • Wrap them with Friendship

    “What do we do when our hearts hurt?” asked the boy.  “We wrap them with friendship, shared tears and time, till they wake up hopeful and happy again”.   From The Boy, The Mole, and The Fox by Charles Mackesy (2019) I have learned on this path called life that close friends are the ones […]

  • In the Garden

    The beauty of the Lenten season includes longer daylight hours, the leaves on our trees and flowers begin to bud, and beautiful colors begin to emerge. The change of the season helps me to reflect on the beauty of my friendships with people and God as I walk through nature’s paths and gardens.  Preparing for […]

  • The Beginning

    A destination one afternoon—Cooper Hewitt Museum in NYCanticipation to experience treasures offeredstrangers upon entryMichelle with teenage daughters Bella and SophiaMarcie camera in hand on her ownboth possessed passion for art, photography, strong family tiescircumstances promoted conversationdelightful moments over cups of teano inclination of what might unfold every story of friendship uniquewho knows why it beginswillingness […]

  • A Dear, Dear Friend

    My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.  Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friend. John 15: 12-13 Friendship is truly one of the greatest gifts of all time.  Gwen and I had met about ten years prior, not childhood friends but rather […]

  • The Gift of Friendship

    I’ve travelled many trails in my life.  Some alone and others enriched by the companionship of others. I met my friend about 27 years ago. We realized that we had both decided to take up walking for health reasons. She was about 15 years my senior but spry with a quick mind and listening ear […]